Green Mountain Dairy: Walks the walk and talks the talk

Rowell family

“Although many Vermont business owners recognize the need for renewable energy, they do not have the financial wherewithal or knowledge as to how to go about it. Not so with Green Mountain Dairy in Sheldon, Vermont. Since 2007, this dairy farm has used an on-site methane digester to produce the farm’s power needs…”

Learn more about the Rowell family of Green Mountain Dairy, the host of our 3rd Vermont Breakfast on the Farm event, by reading the Vermont Fences article.


An Educational Effort of the Ag Community

“How many farmers does it take to serve breakfast to one thousand people? Admittedly, that’s a rhetorical question. We know that American farmers each feed 155 people worldwide each day…and today’s farmers produce 262 percent more food with two percent fewer inputs than they did in the 1950s. Those are interesting facts that we learned first-hand at last year’s celebration of Vermont’s Breakfast on the Farm.”

The Vander Wey family is gracious enough to host Vermont Breakfast on the Farm once again in 2016! Learn more about this tasty, fun, educational event from Vermont Fences magazine.

Breakfast on the Farm is free, but tickets are required and can be obtained here.

The Vander Weys of Nea-Tocht Farm: A Family of Distinction

The hosts of our first ever Vermont Breakfast on the farm were recently highlighted in the Spring edition of Vermont Fences Magazine from the Vermont Farm Bureau.

“Today, almost forty years later, Raymond and Linda and their five children and their families, will share their story, their struggles, their successes and their beautiful farm with their neighbors for Vermont’s first “Breakfast on the Farm” celebration on Saturday August 22. Sponsored and coordinated by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, the event is designed as an educational effort with the delicious and nutritious addition of breakfast.”

Learn more about this farm family by reading the full article here. The Vander Wey family will be hosting the Vermont Breakfast again in 2016! Reserve your free ticket today to visit their farm on June 25th.