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 …

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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Why Dairy Farmers Make Great Gardeners

Why Dairy Farmers Make Great Gardeners

Dairy farmers know a thing or two about almost everything. They are typically jack-of-all-trades types, experts in everything from animal nutrition to machinery mechanics to food safety. In addition to caring for their animals, families, and land, many also tend a garden. It is hard to imagine how they find time for such things, but …

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Spring Clean Your Diet with Greens!

Spring Clean Your Diet with Greens!

Ahhh sweet springtime is finally upon us—and after an unseasonable snowfall to kick-off April, I think many of us in New England are hoping to see more green and sunny skies! And the green can start on your plate! If winter had you a bit stir crazy — and a few pounds heavier — it’s …

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