Dairy adventures with Ellen and Kelly

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Recently, we at the Maine Dairy and Nutrition Council had two dietetic interns – Ellen Shrader  and Kelly Koss. Both ladies are enrolled in the Food Science and Human Nutrition graduate program at the University of Maine – Orono. They had many experiences while with us, including the opportunity to visit two dairy farms – […]

Maine dairy farmers take on the Big Apple

Though New York City is an eclectic conglomeration of people from all walks of life, it’s rare that you will find a dairy farmer there. That wasn’t the case recently though, when more than 80 dairy farmers from New York and New England – all members of the Cabot Creamery Cooperative – took to the […]

FREE CHEESE! Do I have your attention?

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   Cheese is one of those foods that I don’t think I have ever heard anyone say, “Yuck, cheese. I hate cheese.” More often I hear people say, “You know what would make that even better? If you added cheese.” Check out Pinterest. People are putting cheese in EVERYTHING – breakfast, entrees, desserts, S’mores. (Many […]

Maine Farm Days at home on Misty Meadows Farm

Maine Farm Days, Misty Meadows Farm

Maine Farm Days 2013 will take place 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 21-22 at Misty Meadows Farm on Hill Road in Clinton. Admission is free and open to the public.   Running an 1,100 cow/1,050 acre dairy farm – milking 500 cows three times a day, planting and harvesting crops, making hay, cow […]