By Carolyn Lange WILLMAR — Amanda Freund knows she has a "crappy" job. She grins good-naturedly, recalling every junior-high joke ever uttered about the sturdy containers made from manure generated by her family's dairy cows that she markets as nutrient-rich, biodegradable...
February 2, 2017 BY HANNA SNYDER GAMBINI REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN BETHLEHEM – March Farms in Bethlehem last week announced it would begin hosting weddings in 2018. Getting married in a pastoral setting is not a new idea, but it’s another example of how small...
Entrepreneur by Amanda Freund Introducing robotic milking machines to 300 skeptical bovines wasn't exactly easy, this millennial farmer reports. Today’s young professionals may not think they have much in common with someone like me -- a third-generation dairy farmer. But those young professionals would...
You can also watch this episode on YouTube. This Week on Vegetable Gardening Mike chats with Amanda Freund of CowPots who stops by the show to tell us how her family was able to find a niche market in recycling cow...
By Eugene S. Robinson THE DAILY DOSENOV 01 2016 In this occasional series, OZY takes to streets and neighborhoods across the globe to ask a simple question: “How was your day?” Amanda Freund East Canaan, Connecticut I was just rushing through a cup of...
by Gabe Lefferts EAST CANAAN — Freund’s Farm, an owner of the Cabot Creamery Cooperative, was one of many farms in the Tri-State area that opened its gates to the public on Sunday, Oct. 9. Other farms that held open...
Our Fall newsletter is printed and getting set up for delivery to postal patrons in our town this week. We're excited to feature our upcoming Open Farm Sunday as members of the Cabot Cooperative on October 9. Read newsletter
Canaan clan stays close to its roots BY MIKE PATRICK REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN CANAAN Theresa Freund's daughters and son all went to college and graduated with degrees in a variety of subjects. But the white-collar working world wasn't for them. Read more>>
Health center, volunteer, farm receive awards BY AMANDA MORRIS REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN TORRINGTON — Laughing, Theresa Freund chattered Thursday night about her family's farm, which won a Business Leader award from the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce.Her family won one of...
Blog: Farm, Life, Love by Joanna Samuelson Lidback Some dairy farmers go above and beyond the rest of us. Yankee ingenuity was born on a farm, and it’s still alive and well today on a place located in the northwest...