Information Launch — New England Dairy Promotion Board
Could 1, 2019
New England Dairy Promotion Board
Winooski, VT – A free pancake breakfast, massive tractors, and cute cows! Vermont Breakfast on the Farm is again for its fifth yr at two new farms within the Inexperienced Mountain State. 2018 was a file yr for Breakfast on the Farm, with greater than three,500 folks in attendance at two on-farm occasions. This summer season’s occasions shall be held at:
Maxwell’s Neighborhood Farm, Newport, VT – June 22
Sprague Ranch, Brookfield, VT – July 27
Vermont Breakfast on the Farm is a free occasion, however tickets should be reserved at www.VermontBreakfastontheFarm.com. Reserve your tickets now!
Now greater than ever folks need to know not solely the place their meals comes from, however the way it was made. Vermont Breakfast on the Farm goals to reply these questions by connecting Vermonters with the farmers working 365 days a yr to supply contemporary, healthful dairy for Vermont and past.
Guests will get pleasure from a Vermont-inspired pancake breakfast, then take a self-guided tour of the farm. They’ll find out about modern-day dairy farming, ask questions of the farmers, and work together with trade consultants who volunteer on the occasions. The excursions encompass a dozen academic stations targeted on cow care, environmental stewardship and agronomy practices, renewable vitality manufacturing and way more.
Maxwell’s Neighborhood Farm is a member of St. Albans Cooperative Creamery and has been producing milk within the Newport space since 1957. The Sprague Ranch has been caring for its animals and land since 1864 and ships its milk on to Sales space Brothers Dairy.
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In 2018, greater than three,500 folks attended Breakfast on the Farm occasions on the Gervais Household Farm in Enosburg Falls and Kayhart Brothers Dairy Farm in West Addison. The free, agricultural occasion has grown every year since its inception in 2015.
In case you are a dairy farmer or member of Vermont’s agricultural neighborhood, please register to volunteer at VermontBreakfastontheFarm.com/volunteers. It takes greater than 100 volunteers to assist host the occasions, a real illustration of Vermont’s assist of the dairy trade.
In Vermont, dairy farmers instantly assist greater than four,000 jobs and not directly assist one other 12,000. The Inexperienced Mountain State is residence to 12 methane digesters which recycle cow manure into renewable vitality, essentially the most per capita within the US. And over the previous 5 years, dairy farmers have contributed greater than $175,000 to Vermont colleges to assist breakfast and lunch applications by means of Gas As much as Play 60, the nation’s largest in-school well being and wellness program.
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