Spend Time on a Dairy Farm - The Heart & Soul of Vermont If you’re from Vermont, you know our humble little state is a special place. If you’re not a native woodchuck, you may have been drawn north, called-to by our rolling green hills, our world-class skiing, or maybe even our maple creemees. One … Continue reading Experience Vermont like a True Vermonter at Breakfast on the Farm
In addition to leading their businesses, local dairy farmers are active members in their communities. From their towns, to area schools and churches, farmers are serving and leading. What better way to support them back, then coming out and enjoying a great morning on the farm! In 2018 two Vermont Breakfast on the Farm events … Continue reading Meet the Farmers Behind Breakfast on the Farm
Record Crowd Makes First 2017 'Breakfast on the Farm' Event a Success! In just minutes, hundreds were in line, waiting for a delicious pancake breakfast to start their day of food, facts, and fun. This year Breakfast on the Farm kicked off at Fairmont Farm in East Montpelier on June 17th. And boy did the … Continue reading Record Crowd Makes First 2017 ‘Breakfast on the Farm’ Event a Success!
"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 … Continue reading Green Mountain Dairy: Walks the walk and talks the talk
"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 … Continue reading An Educational Effort of the Ag Community
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 … Continue reading The Vander Weys of Nea-Tocht Farm: A Family of Distinction