Sitting Pretty at Chase’s Organic Dairy Farm

I’m headed to Mapleton (outside of Presque Isle) this weekend,  June 28-29, for Farm Fest at Maple Meadow Farms – two days of agriculture, nature, music, artisans and some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet. The Maine Dairy Promotion Board has also organized the Farm Fest 5K Milk Run for Sunday morning at 8 a.m. Walkers welcome.   Don’t miss the […]

Muck boots and tiaras

With two princesses living under one roof, one might fear being overrun by tiaras, glass slippers, ball gowns and highfalutin ideals, but not in the Mehuren household. When a princess spends her days trudging through mud and manure and playing indentured servant to a herd of 80 dairy cows, it’s hard not to stay grounded. […]

Chilling at Field Dairy Farm

It was a cold, cold blustery day in February when I went to the Field Farm in Auburn for a visit, but fourth generation dairy farmer Glen Field and his wife Jess were happy to take the time to show me around the farm. Glen Field thought he was through with the 24/7 work of […]