Meet the 2018 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2018 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year!

Always a Challenge    Karie Atherton recalls the memorable summer she worked on a Wisconsin dairy farm. The 20-year-old had answered a want ad, was interviewed over the phone, and soon found herself at Blue Star Dairy in Middleton, working alongside two brothers and their three sons, along with lots of other hired hands.  Each noon, the work stopped and …

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Our Picks: Fall Festivities in New England

Our Picks: Fall Festivities in New England

Massachusetts: Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA hosts several great events throughout the year! Check out some of the fall events they have planned: Meet a dairy farmer, Farm Friday Dinners, wagon rides, concert series, just to name a few! The Trustees also cares for nearly 25,000 acres – all around Massachusetts. Search here for more of their events throughout …

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Big Dairy Farms are still Family Farms

Big Dairy Farms are still Family Farms

Tall, green corn stalks reach up towards the clear, blue sky, trying to soak up every last ray of sunshine, as Tim and Steve Kayhart walk down the aisle of their free-stall cow barn.  On this warm, sunny day, the fans in the barn whir – blowing fresh air on the herd of 1,000 Holstein …

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Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

It’s that time of year, when we all dream of a scoop or two (or three!) of farm-fresh ice cream made in New England. We’ve put together a quick list of some of the favorite ice cream spots in our New England states. Visit these, and let us know about YOUR favorite!   CONNECTICUT Ferris Acres …

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Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

Find a Fair or Field Day to Visit Near You!

2018 Agricultural Fairs & Field Days   Find a fair to visit this Summer and Fall!   County fair and field day season is officially here!  These fairs and events remain some of the best ways to reconnect with our region’s agricultural history.  Nowadays, many people are several generations removed from the farm. However, many …

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5 Ways to Celebrate June Dairy Month!

5 Ways to Celebrate June Dairy Month!

Did you know that June is National Dairy Month!? You may understand why this is our favorite time of the year and we hope to make it yours too! From a thick slice of Cheddar on a burger to an ice cold glass of milk with warm cookies, there is no denying the enjoyment that …

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