Food and Farm Dairy Fundraising

July 5, 2012 - 3:36 AM
In this June 7, 2012 photo, Cabot cheese is displayed with a Keep Local Farms logo on the packaging in Montpelier, Vt. The Keep Local Farms program _ set up in 2009, a year of record low milk prices paid to farmers _ urges colleges, universities and other institutions in New England to charge a little more for their milk, with the proceeds going to dairy farmers in the region. which has lost 66 percent of its dairy farms in 30 years due to low milk prices paid to farmers, and high feed, fuel and labor costs. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)