A Young Dairy Farmer on a Mission to Help Her Community
Must Be The Milk Blog Post
By Jill Monti
The end of the year is an optimal time for reflection and consideration of new goals for the coming year. Looking for inspiration? Read on to learn more about an exceptionally motivated local dairy farmer committed to sustainability and community support and don’t forget to make your year-end contribution to The Great American Milk Drive.
You may already know the Freund Family from their farm stand on Route 44 in East Canaan, CT, home of locally famous pies, farm-to-table catering, and, of course, the Cabot cheese made with milk from their cows. Or maybe you’ve noticed some of their 300 Holstein cows grazing on the pasture during the summer months. However, you may not have had the chance to meet Amanda Freund, who recently returned to her family’s dairy farm and is putting her unique stamp on the business. Spend some time with Amanda, and you know right away you are dealing with one of the movers and shakers of the dairy industry who just happens to live in Litchfield County.