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By Chris Molloy

EMBRACING FOOD JUSTICE FROM APPLE ORCHARDS TO THE BIG APPLE

ME, NH, VT, MA, NY, NJ, DE, PA, RI

We have over 80 Slow Food USA chapters all across the country taking action to create a food system that works for them and their community. Our Northeast chapters are committed to advancing food justice and biodiversity in cities large and small. Get connected to your nearest chapter!

Councilors

New York: Laura Luciano (downstate) and Pierre Friedrichs (upstate)
Maine/New Hampshire: John Forti
Massachusetts: Amy Henderson
Vermont: Beth Hager and Francesca Arato
Email: northeastcouncilors@slowfoodusa.org

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Bobolink Dairy and Bakehouse Creates Harmony with Animal Management and Environmental Stewardship

September 7, 2022 // Food and Farming

Bobolink Dairy and Bakehouse is part of our Snail of Approval program, granted by Slow Food Northern New Jersey; the farm sits on 187 acres of land in Milford, New Jersey, and focuses on 100% grass-fed, farmstead cheese, produced on a small-scale regenerative farm. In 2002, when Nina and Jonathan started the project, most landowners were utilizing their properties for tract housing or subsidy farming, causing negative environmental effects and reducing community value. The fields the dairy and bakehouse currently operate on were originally used for conventional crop rotation; the land was barren, pale and parched and faced erosion as well as flooding issues after heavy rainfalls.

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