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Family Grateful to Be First Generation Farmers

By Laura Hardie Shaun Riordan and his wife Lauren, owners of Grateful Morning Dairy in Shaftsbury, aren’t your traditional dairy farmers. They didn’t grow up on farms, or have backgrounds in agriculture. Shaun was a special education teacher before becoming … Continue reading

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Milk Matters: More Vermonters are Choosing Full-Fat Dairy

By Laura Hardie Which is better, whole milk or skim? An increasing number of people are choosing full-fat dairy, both nationally and in Vermont, according to retail data from IRi, a market research firm. The trend is related to the … Continue reading

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Family is the Secret to Success at an Award-Winning Hyde Park Dairy Farm

By Laura Hardie As Vermont’s current “Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year” winner, Kirk Lanphear of Lanphear Farm has spent the past few months being what he calls “happy busy,” fielding calls and emails about the award. When he was … Continue reading

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