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HIGHGATE -                       3/24/22


There’s a strange and special brew bubbling away on the Choiniere Family Farm, and it may be the beginning of a much-needed solution for growers’ wallets.

“One of the biggest and most immediate issues on the farm is the rising cost of and availability of nutrients and fertilizers,” Matt Choiniere said. “We’re looking for ways to make the most out of nutrients that we have.”

HIGHGATE -                      12/21/21


Guy Choiniere, a fourth generation dairy farmer from Highgate Center, was presented with the 2021 New England Leopold Conservation Award. The award recognizes landowners who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife resources in their care. 

During the award ceremony at the Regional Conservation Partnership Network Gathering, Choiniere dedic...

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HIGHGATE -                      11/18/21

While navigating changes in the farm economy, climate and farming practices, the Choiniere Family Farm has become a model of innovation and resilience for other New England dairies.

Take a few minutes to learn their inspiring story and view their scenic Vermont dairy. It's clear to see why Guy Choiniere is the first recipient of the New England Leopold Conservation Award from the Green Mountain State.

HIGHGATE -                        9/18/21


On Saturday, the Richford High School cross country team hosted the second annual cross-country meet at the Choiniere Family Farm in Highgate. 


Guy Choiniere, who owns and maintains the course, plans to continue to improve and promote the course, and hopes to include a few more races next year. The course provides runners a unique opportunity to run through classic Vermont fields with views at each corner.  

HIGHGATE -                     9/17/21


Amid the high waters that the dairy industry is dealing with, state and local officials made time to visit one of Franklin County’s most forward-thinking farms.

“Those cows represent a piece of my family,” said Guy Choiniere, owner of Choiniere Family Farm. “I use the cows, their health and their quality of life to learn. To keep my family healthy.”