Kempton Farm

Peacham, VT
700 acres
300 milking cows

Farm of distinction

When George Kempton was a young farmhand, he had to cut ice out of the pond to cool the milk and used horses for most of the farm chores. Today, the Kemptons’ farm is most decidedly in the 21st century and George is still involved, although his son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Dawn, and their two sons, Dylan and Will, have taken over the day-to-day operations. The farm, which milks about 300 cows, has earned the distinction of being the only one to provide milk for the award-winning Cabot Clothbound Cehddar, aged nearby in the Cellars at Jasper Hill.

George and Patty Kempton raised 5 kids and well over 7,000 dairy cows on their farm.
Peacham is a quintessential Vermont town.
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"Farming is a tough job, but without it, we wouldn't survive."
- Jackie Kempton

The Kempton’s also have the distinction of being the only farm providing the milk for the Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, aged at the Cellars at Jasper Hill. To learn more about their various cheeseventures, you can visit Kempton Farms - just go to the Peacham General Store and ask for directions. You won’t find prettier views or finer folks anywhere. You can also keep up with the Kemptons on Facebook and Pinterest.

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