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It was a rainy VT day at The Strolling of the Heifers this year but that didn’t stop the smiling cows and their handlers from strolling down the streets of Brattleboro.
Words by: Sandra Laflamme
This annual moo-ving event is one that you definitely should not miss next year. During the week leading up to the parade and live green Expo Jesse Laflamme, the head of our family farm participated in a discussion about management:
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Following the summit the focus shifted away from talk of sustainable agriculture and slow living to a celebration of agriculture and local farming. On Friday night the main street was filled with the energy of live music, local food, and street performers. At the River Garden people filed through to enjoy tasting locally made breads that were entries in The Great New England Bread Baking competition. I was excited to participate as one of the 8 judges of the bread baking competition. The judges were split into two groups and I was fortunate enough to be able to sample the quick breads. Contestants were encouraged to use local ingredients in their recipes which included our organic eggs as well as King Arthur Flour, Cabot Butter and Cheese, Grafton Village Cheese and even Longtrail Double Bag Beer.
We hope to see you again next year even if it rains!