Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Dairy Industry Association (VDIA), in partnership with the A. Pizzagalli Family Farm Fund, has announced the 2020 Vermont Milk Quality Awards. Traditionally presented at the Vermont Farm Show each year, the 2021 awards were announced on the UVM Extension program “Across the Fence” Wednesday, recognizing the dairy farmers who produced Vermont’s best quality milk in 2020.
The awards were presented to:
1st – Howmars Farm | Jon & Karen Gates – Franklin, VT
2nd – Steven and Leslie Brown – East Burke, VT
3rd – James & Sara Ackermann – Hardwick, VT
“I congratulate this year’s Milk Quality Award recipients for their outstanding work representing this wonderful community of Vermonters. Vermont’s dairy farmers, families and communities are vital to our state’s economy and culture, while providing us all nutritious food, especially our most vulnerable,” Vermont Governor Phil Scott said. “I also want to thank Angelo Pizzagalli and his family for their ongoing support of Vermont’s farm