These Cows Have Spring Fever!

These Cows Have Spring Fever!

Just like us New Englanders, cows love the transition from winter to spring. The sunny skies, the warmer weather, the lush green grass – who wouldn’t be excited? It has become a tradition, and a sight to behold, on some dairy farms for farmers to welcome their neighbors and community as the cows are let …

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

St. Patrick’s Day Fun!

Let me start by saying, I am not Irish and certainly do not have the luck of the Irish. But I love Irish heritage, culture and history and St. Patrick’s Day offers us non-Irishmen a glimpse into all this! Sunday nights are when my family sits down for a “fancy” dinner.  We make sure we …

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Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

Myth Busting: Daylight Saving Time

We’re losing an hour of sleep soon, at least for everyone outside Hawaii and Arizona. Yes, we’ll all set our clocks forward Sunday, March 11–but why? Daylight Saving Time (DST) or “summer time” is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months by one hour so that evening daylight lasts an hour longer, while sacrificing …

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Documentary Film Features Vermont Dairy Farmers

Documentary Film Features Vermont Dairy Farmers

“We are the masters of efficiency. It is in our nature. We do more with less.”-Marie Audet, owner and operator of Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport, Vermont, on the innovative nature of dairy farmers. Allison Gillette is a Vermont native and a graduate of Emerson College. When she heard about dairy farmers turning cow manure …

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