Category Archives: Food Safety

Spotlight on Aimee Braxmeier, Hildene Farm & Goat Dairy- Part 2

To produce consistently high quality milk for the highest quality cheese at Hildene Farm and Goat Dairy, Aimee Braxmeier carefully monitors her goats and kids. While Aimee has a regimen in place for the herd, she has been developing  procedures with … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Bear Roots Farm

By Melissa Pasanen In 2013, Karin Bellemare and Jon Wagner left their first farm on Long Island to move back to Vermont. Seven years prior, they had met on the soccer field as Green Mountain College students. “Vermont just felt … Continue reading

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Hemp is Happening

So how does it grow, how is it defined, and what are the regulations? While the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, the Farm Bill also explicitly preserved FDA’s authority to regulate products containing cannabis or … Continue reading

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