VT Breakfast on the Farm Awards $ 31,000 in Dairy Promotion Grants

November 20, 2020 New England Dairy

This year Vermont Breakfast on the Farm shifted its approach to agritourism due to COVID-19. Instead of hosting in-person breakfast on the farm events, a virtual tour was held at Newmont Farm for 1,800 people in May. In addition, a new grant program was created to give Vermont farmers and industry organizations the opportunity to engage the public in learning about modern dairy farming in the Green Mountain State in creative ways.

New England Dairy Introduces New Mobile Dairy Bar

November 9, 2020 New England Dairy

Dairy needs to show up where people are in surprising and unique ways. This year, New England Dairy staff designed and created a new, first-of-its-kind Mobile Dairy Bar to bring a full dairy experience wherever people are gathered.

Vermont Dairy Farmers, Dairy Producers and the VT Community Foundation Collaborate to Donate to the Vermont Foodbank

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets has coordinated an effort to recover raw milk from being disposed while creating a new, temporary food supply for the Vermont Foodbank. In collaboration with the Vermont Community Foundation, $ 60,000 has been made available to purchase this milk for the benefit of Vermonters.