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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Moms are Dairy Farmers Too!

Moms are Dairy Farmers Too!

We’re celebrating Mother’s Day, and there are plenty of dairy farm moms who not only care for their families, but work the farm as well. It’s hard work – being a mom and a farmer – but they love their jobs and their families! Darlene Reynolds of Crosswinds Dairy & Daughters Farm in Alburgh, VT …

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Just Chillin’ – Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

Just Chillin’ – Keeping Dairy Cows Comfy in the Winter

New England winters may have us all longing for the Caribbean, but for the region’s dairy cows, well, they’re real troopers when it comes to months of cold temps and falling snow. The reason they can weather the weather (sorry, we couldn’t resist) is the ingenuity of dairy farmers. Take Mark Duffy of Great Brook …

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3 Warm Breads to Take Away the Winter Chill

3 Warm Breads to Take Away the Winter Chill

As a dietetic intern with a sweet tooth, I have found making quick breads to be a great way to satisfy cravings while sneaking in some extra fruit and veggies. Zucchini and banana bread are popular, but the key ingredients can’t be purchased fresh or locally this time of year. I tried mixing it up …

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Meet the 2016 Maine Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 Maine 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 Maine Dairy Farm of the Year! …

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