BOOTSTRAP @ CHASEHOLM FARM – REFLECTIONS ON MARKETING

By Sarah Lyons Chase of Chaseholm Farm This is post is coming at a good time for the farm, we were approved for raw milk sales last week and concrete was poured in our future tiny farm store. Getting into dairy farming from cheese making was like taking a step further behind the scenes, further away from farmers markets and retail pricing, more than that it was saying hello to commodity markets and forgetting about marketing…at least for a moment.... Read More

Announcing the Start of the 2013 Bootstrap Blog

            We are thrilled to announce the start to the 2013 Bootstrap blogging season! This year, the Bootstrap blog – entering its third year – will focus entirely on up-and-coming dairy farmers.  Some are newly transitioned from apprenticeships on other farms and excited to be building their own operations and others grew up living and breathing the family farm and are now moving into leadership roles.  ... Read More