24 Hours on a Dairy Farm

24 Hours on a Dairy Farm

Dairy farming is a round the clock job, 365 days a year. Ever wonder what 24 hours on a dairy farm is like? Here’s a peek into a day in the life at Gilead Brook Farm in Bethel, VT (also known as the Wright Family Farm).   Rise and Shine 4:45 am It’s about half …

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Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Join us for Breakfast on the Farm!

Vermont Breakfast on the Farm is the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation for everything dairy in Vermont!  This summer you’ve got two chances to experience this continuing tradition. The first is June 17th at Fairmont Farm in East Montpelier, and then on July 22nd at Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport. Enjoy a delicious, and completely …

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News from Vermont: Meet Rene!

News from Vermont: Meet Rene!

Hi everyone!  Rene Thibault here – I’m the new PR and Communications Specialist working on behalf of dairy farmers. Based out of our Winooski, Vermont office, I’ll be sharing the great work being done by dairy farmers throughout the Green Mountain State. I’m a native Vermonter who grew up in the Northeast Kingdom, surrounded by …

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Team Dairy New England Recipe Round-Up #1

Team Dairy New England Recipe Round-Up #1

Throughout 2017, we are working with some awesome New England-based bloggers who make up Team Dairy New England! Team Dairy New England will continue to show you how dairy fits into your lifestyle. Whether it be through recipes, nutrition blogs, or the importance of dairy for children, we got you covered! Here is the latest Team …

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How Farmers are Saving our Soil & Water

How Farmers are Saving our Soil & Water

Soil health is crucial to the health of our water and food supply. Our global population is expected to grow to more than 9 billion by 2050! How will we grow all that food? With the help of farmers. Farmers live on the land they farm. They understand the importance of protecting our natural resources. …

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Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

Meet Some of History’s Great Women Farmers!

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’d like to introduce you to a few of history’s great women farmers.   Anna Baldwin In 1878, Anna Baldwin developed an early suction milking machine. Contemporary industrial milking machines differ from Baldwin’s design, but her invention was important and paved the way for a revolution in dairy farming practices. Maybe Anna grew tired …

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