Meet the 2018 NH Dairy Farm of the Year!

Meet the 2018 NH Dairy Farm of the Year!

Part of the Local Landscape    Gary LeClair will tell you that dairy farmers should appreciate that their operations are part of the local landscape. Sure, dairy farmers rarely have time to think about such things – they’re a busy bunch, after all – but Gary recalls one fellow stopping him one day to ask …

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Our Picks: Fall Festivities in New England

Our Picks: Fall Festivities in New England

Massachusetts: Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA hosts several great events throughout the year! Check out some of the fall events they have planned: Meet a dairy farmer, Farm Friday Dinners, wagon rides, concert series, just to name a few! The Trustees also cares for nearly 25,000 acres – all around Massachusetts. Search here for more of their events throughout …

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The Proof is in the (Echo Farm) Pudding!

The Proof is in the (Echo Farm) Pudding!

Tucked away in a corner of New Hampshire is the small town of Hinsdale, population 4,000. It’s like a lot of quaint little towns in this scenic area, but it’s also home to Echo Farm and its remarkable product. Founded in 1990, the dairy operation at Echo Farm is what one family member describes as …

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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 New Hampshire Dairy Farm of the Year

Meet the 2016 New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire Dairy Farm of the …

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It Takes A Village to Raise a Cow

It Takes A Village to Raise a Cow

Treating animals with respect and compassion is of the utmost importance to dairy farmers. In fact, it’s their number one priority! A content cow will produce a high quality product, and dairy farmers know that more than anyone. They are committed to producing safe and wholesome milk, which means they are committed to their cows …