Meet the 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on the Year

Meet the 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on the Year

Every year, one farm in each of our New England states wins the prestigious Green Pastures Award. The winning dairy farms are recognized and selected for their production records; herd, pasture, and crop management; environmental practices; contributions to agriculture and the local community; and overall excellence in dairying. Meet the 2016 Connecticut Dairy Farm on the Year! …

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Meet the 2016 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year

Every year, one farm in each of our New England states wins the prestigious Green Pastures Award. The winning dairy farms are recognized and selected for their production records; herd, pasture, and crop management; environmental practices; contributions to agriculture and the local community; and overall excellence in dairying. Meet the 2016 Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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Meet the 2016 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the Year

Every year, one farm in each of our New England states wins the prestigious Green Pastures Award. The winning dairy farms are recognized and selected for their production records; herd, pasture, and crop management; environmental practices; contributions to agriculture and the local community; and overall excellence in dairying. Meet the 2016 Rhode Island Dairy Farm of the …

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A Leap Year Surprise!

A Leap Year Surprise!

We like to highlight that our farmers work hard every day, 365 days a year—but in 2016, they are actually hard at work for 366 days because 2016 is a leap year! Today is February 29th, a day that only comes every four years. As you can imagine, it’s quite rare to be born on …

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Milk Delivery!

Milk Delivery!

When you picture milk being delivered to homes in glass bottles you probably think this is a thing of the past. Think again! At Thatcher Farm in Milton, MA, milk delivery is an every day occurrence. Since 1891, the Manning family at Thatcher Farm has been delivering milk and other dairy products to families on …

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EXPLORING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN FARMING & FOOD

EXPLORING THE CONNECTION BETWEEN FARMING & FOOD

Autumn in New England is my favorite time of year. The vibrant colors, the crisp evening temperatures and the first day when it’s cold enough outside to wear boots all remind me why I love living in New England. But in addition to the fall foliage and fashion, one thing that brings me a lot …

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