Holiday Traditions, Dairy Farm Style!

Holiday Traditions, Dairy Farm Style!

The holiday season is upon us! As family and friends gather to celebrate wonderful traditions over the next month, we would like to share with you a peak into holiday time on the dairy farm. Traditions Denise Barstow of Barstow’s Farm reminds us that traditions are important as they build strong family relationships between generations.  …

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School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

School Gardens Help Students Grow, in all the Best Ways

In schoolyards across the country, something wonderful is happening. Students, teachers, parents, and members of the community are coming together to build school gardens. While they are no doubt beautiful, these gardens are so much more than simply “pretty.” They are helping children develop lifelong skills and healthy habits. In a day and age when …

Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Dairy Farmer Blog: Meet Shayna Stevens

Carter and Stevens Farm is where we call home. We are a 4th generation pasture based dairy farm in central Massachusetts. The 5th generation is coming right along with seven growing children amongst the families. With 200 head of cattle, raising our own crops, growing produce for resale, operating a farm store, and opening a …

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Always Something to be Done!

Always Something to be Done!

This post was written by dairy farmer Claire Stanley. Claire grew up on Paul-Lin Dairy Farm in East Fairfield, VT. After you read the post, enjoy a virtual tour of her farm. One of the greatest things about farm life is that there’s ALWAYS something to do. Now, depending on who you are, this may actually be …

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