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Making Ice Cream at Home for National Ice Cream Month

July is National Ice Cream Month. We share different ways you can make ice cream at home. It's also a great activity to teach your...

Connecting Springfield Students with Barstow’s Longview Dairy Farm

Visiting Barstow’s Longview Dairy Farm and Bakery transformed my perspective on what “local” really means, not only as a former Springfield Public Schools student, but...

Maple Creemee: Vermont’s Famous Soft-Serve Ice Cream

During the summer, there are hundreds of ice cream stands to visit and flavors to try throughout New England. For those of us from Vermont,...

What is Buttermilk?

Buttermilk is a fermented milk product that is a familiar ingredient in favorites like pancakes, dressings, and marinades. Traditionally, buttermilk is the liquid that remains...

School Nutrition Trends: Charcuterie in Chicopee

One of the latest trends in school nutrition is charcuterie boards, because everyone loves the classic, complementary combination of cheese, meats, fruits, vegetables, and crackers....

Straight from the {Cow’s} Mouth – 2022 Vermont Breakfast on the Farm

Today, we can find nearly any piece of information through a device in our pocket or on our wrist.  Technology has opened the door to...

May is National Osteoporosis Month

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month and eating dairy is a great way to help keep your bones healthy. It’s never too early, or too...

Choosing the Right Yogurt: Dairy vs. Plant-Based

Savory or sweet, yogurt makes a nutritious addition to your meals and snacks. The dairy aisle at your local grocery store has likely exploded with...

The Truth About Cows and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Cows take a lot of the heat when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions. But are they heating up the planet as much as films...

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