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Grass-Fed Milk Production: Putting it all together Tafel Farm, Laurens, NY, Adam and Margaret Tafel, owner operators

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jun 2, 2021
Updated: Wed, Jun 2, 2021

Regeneration: Alexandre Family Farm The Blake and Stephanie Alexandre Family, Crescent City, California

By Tamara Scully, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Apr 12, 2021
Updated: Mon, May 17, 2021

Just Beginning: An Organic Raw Milk Dairy Journey: Family Cow Farmstand, Hinesburg, Vermont

Owned and operated by Aubrey Schatz and Scott Hoffman

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Feb 4, 2021
Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2021

Working Hard to Keep It Simple: Green Acres Farmstead The Curvin Eby Family, Hagerstown, MD

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Dec 6, 2020
Updated: Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Featured Farm: Decades of Organic Dairying: Lutteke Organics, Wells, Minnesota

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News contributing writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Featured Farm: Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Freeport, Maine

by Tamara Scully

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Aug 3, 2020
Updated: Mon, Sep 28, 2020

An Inside Look at Wisconsin Grazing Specialist’s Farm: Mahalko Dairy

By Tamara Scully, NODPA News Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, May 20, 2020
Updated: Thu, May 21, 2020

Embracing Change at Tre-G Farms, Smith Family Farm, Pompey, NY

by Tamara Scully, NODPA News Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2020

Grassfed Direct Market Farming in Paradise: Dutch Meadows Farm

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Jan 9, 2020
Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Misty Brook Farm, Katia and Brendan Holmes, Albion, Maine

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Updated: Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Grunen Aue Farm, Nathan and Kristine Weaver Family Farm, Canastota, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Oct 3, 2019
Updated: Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Troyer Family Farm, Fenner, NY: Making The Transition to Grassfed Dairying

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Updated: Sun, Sep 8, 2019

FEATURED FARM: Young Family Farm, Antwerp, NY

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jun 10, 2019
Updated: Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Stollers Organic Dairy, Sterling, Ohio, owned and operated by the Scott Stoller Family

By Adam Diamond, NODPA Contributing Writer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Apr 1, 2019
Updated: Sun, Jun 16, 2019

FEATURED FARM:Windmill Meadows Farm, Hagerstown, Maryland

Owned and Operated by the Jacob and May Horst Family

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Feb 28, 2019
Updated: Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Ottercrest Farm, Whiting, VT

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Nov 21, 2018
Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Peace Hollow Farm, Knoxville, Maryland

In preparation for the 2018 NODPA Field Days, we’ve updated this Featured Farm article, originally published in the March 2017 NODPA News. Peace Hollow Farm is the site of the first Featured Farm. -by Sonja Heyck-Merlin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sat, Sep 8, 2018
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Holterholm Farms, Jefferson, Maryland

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Aug 7, 2018
Updated: Tue, Aug 7, 2018

Homestead Fields, LaFargeville, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Updated: Tue, Jun 19, 2018

BORG-way FARM, Belgrade, Minnesota

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 27, 2018
Updated: Tue, Mar 27, 2018

THE MILKHOUSE FARM & DAIRY Monmouth, Maine

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Ryan and Annie Murray’s Hidden Meadows Dairy, Cincinnatus, New York

By Sonja Heyck-Merlin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Updated: Tue, May 28, 2019

Casey Farms, Apulia Station, New York

Bill and Joanne Casey

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Updated: Fri, Aug 25, 2017

Green Wind Farm, Fairfield, VT

Owned & Operated By Julie Wolcott & Steve MacCausland

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, May 31, 2017
Updated: Wed, May 31, 2017

Peace Hollow Farm, Knoxville, Maryland

Faith In Grass

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2018

Rob N Vale Farms

A Hillside Tradition

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Feb 15, 2017
Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Jamink Farm, St. Andrews, Ontario, Canada

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Updated: Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Andrew P. Bures Farm, Deerbrook, WI

An Interview with Wisconsin farmer Andy Bures: A Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Master’s Perspective

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Hills-N-Valley Farm, Walnut Creek, Ohio

Grain-Free and Once-A-Day

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 26, 2016
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Rainbow Valley Farm, Sydney, ME

Building a TRANS Iowa Parlor

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, May 24, 2016
Updated: Tue, May 24, 2016

Twin Oaks Dairy, Truxton, NY

The Evolution of a Farmer and a Farm

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

Lynd Family Farm, Walden, VT

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 25, 2016
Updated: Mon, Jan 25, 2016

KT Organic Farms, Kewaskum, Wisconsin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 24, 2015
Updated: Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Alfred State College Offers Unique Blend of Organic Dairy Education

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Sep 10, 2015
Updated: Thu, Sep 10, 2015

Cottonwood Farms, LLC, Pavilion, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 20, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Fendry Family Farm, Strum, WI

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 25, 2015
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Grunen Aue Farm, Canastota, New York

"The Farm Lives & Dies With Our White Clover"

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 10, 2015
Updated: Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Tide Mill Organic Farm, Edmunds, Maine

Nine Generations in the Making

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jan 14, 2015
Updated: Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Hamilton Heights Dairy Farm & Emerald Valley Dairy Farm, South Central PA

Milking Acres, Not Cows

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Nov 13, 2014
Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Northwood Farm, Wonewoc, Wisconsin

Creating A Healthy Food System Through Stewardship & Activism

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 8, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Sheen Dairy Farm, Gouverneur, NY

Making Quality Milk by ‘Keeping It Simple’

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jul 23, 2014
Updated: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Dharma Lea Farm, Sharon Springs, NY

Returning Nutrition to Food, & Profits to the Farmer

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 19, 2014
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Stonewall Farm, Keene, NH

Scale Appropriate Farming For Sustainability

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Mar 17, 2014
Updated: Mon, Mar 17, 2014

Kimball Brook Farm, Ferrisburg, VT

From Wholesale Milk To Value-Added

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jan 20, 2014
Updated: Mon, Jan 20, 2014

Maple Valley Farm, Lorraine, NY

Organic Dairy Farming for Quality of Life

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 12, 2013
Updated: Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Engelbert Farms, Nichols, NY

First Certified Organic Dairy Farm: Diversifiying to include the next generation

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Sep 10, 2013
Updated: Tue, Sep 10, 2013

B-A-Blessing Farm, John and Tammy Stoltzfus, Whitesville, NY

No-Grain, Fodder-Fed Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 29, 2013
Updated: Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Dykstra Farms, Burlington, WA

Finding Ways to Stay Profitable in Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 20, 2013
Updated: Mon, May 20, 2013

KTS Farm, Mansfield, PA

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Mar 18, 2013
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Moore Farms, Nichols, NY

No Grain, Grass-Intensive Seasonal Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Nov 20, 2012
Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2012

Miller Dairy and Franklin Farm, Southern VT

Southern VT Farmers Host 2012 Field Days Tours

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 10, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Kimvale Farm, Falconer, NY

Making the Transition to an Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 16, 2012
Updated: Mon, Jul 16, 2012

Grazing Acres Farm, Chetek, WI

Vibrant Grass-Based, No Grain Organic Dairy

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, May 8, 2012
Updated: Tue, May 8, 2012

Indian Stream Farm, Pittsburg, NH

A Family Farm With Deep Historical Roots

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Jan 22, 2012
Updated: Sun, Jan 22, 2012

The Corse Farm Dairy, LLC., Whitingham, VT

Organic Dairy Production With A Keen Eye On Quality

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Jan 19, 2012
Updated: Thu, Jan 19, 2012

Eric and Molly Glasgow Grey Barn and Farm, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

Organic farming on Martha’s Vineyard: You better believe it!

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, Nov 13, 2011
Updated: Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Francis and Susan Thicke Radiance Dairy, Fairfield, Iowa

Following Principles of Ecology from Land Management to Renewable Energy Systems

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 12, 2011
Updated: Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Clovercrest Farm, Charleston, ME

Many hands make light work: It’s a family affair!

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Jul 18, 2011
Updated: Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Pineville Farm, Randolph Center, VT

Organic Dairy Production On A Historic Hill Farm

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sun, May 15, 2011
Updated: Sun, May 15, 2011

Pleasantview Farm, Circleville, Ohio, Perry Clutts & Family

Grain to grass to organic dairy – a farm with a history and a future

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Nov 15, 2010
Updated: Mon, Nov 15, 2010

The Burroughs Family Farm, Denair, CA

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, May 17, 2010
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Twin Oaks Dairy, LLC, Truxton, NY

Truxton, NY

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Mar 9, 2010
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Scholten Family Farm, Weybridge, Vermont

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, Dec 3, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Maedke Family Dairy, Coleman, Wisconsin

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 14, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Hails Family Farm, Lopez, PA

Processing, Local Sales ... & Wholesale

Posted: to Featured Farms on Wed, Jul 1, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Hall & Breen, LLC, Orwell, VT

A lifestyle, a livelihood, and a father/daughter partnership with a future

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, May 7, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

John Kinsman’s Organic Dairy, South Central WI

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Mar 6, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Raindance Farm, Central, NY

High Forage, Low Grain Diet Keeps 87-Cow Operation Running Smoothly

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Amos Nolt, Shiloh, Ohio

For Organic Dairy, No Grain, No Problem

Posted: to Featured Farms on Sat, Nov 1, 2008
Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2008

Forgues Family Farm, Alburgh, Vermont

Early Leaders in Organic

Posted: to Featured Farms on Mon, Sep 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Desperation Acres, Western WI

A Haven of Sustainability

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Jul 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Skyrocketing Costs Put Full-time Farming On Hold

Posted: to Featured Farms on Thu, May 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, May 1, 2008

Brookford Farm, Rollinsford, NH

Posted: to Featured Farms on Tue, Apr 1, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Kimball Brook Farm, North Ferrisburg, VT

One of Vermont’s Largest Organic Dairies

Posted: to Featured Farms on Fri, Mar 7, 2008
Updated: Thu, Jan 31, 2019