Our Stewardship
U.S Dairy Sustainability Award Winner

Our Co-op is Nationally Recognized

We have been recognized as a business that exemplifies the triple bottom line of sustainability: good for business, the community and the environment.

We are turning waste to energy from cow to consumer so that cows in our co-operative provide cream AND electricity for the Cabot butter we churn.

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Farming with Green Initiatives

Greener Pastures on our Farms

Our dairy farmers are as noteworthy for their Yankee ingenuity as they are varied and colorful like the seasons of New York and New England. 

Many of our farmers are using a Sustainability Scorecard to measure what matters. Here are profiles of a handful of our dairy farmers with particular focus on how they ensure what more than just their pastures are green.

Be sure to check out our New England Green Pasture Award Winners & browse our Virtual Farm Tour to learn more about our farm family owners.

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Cabot's Commitment to Sustainability

Commitment to Sustainability

We know the importance of keeping a sustainable business model.

In our commitment to our community, to our Farmers, and to our consumers, Cabot Creamery Co-operative is commited to sustainability.

 

Learn about Context-based Sustainability

Are Our Impacts Sustainable?

Too many sustainability metrics focus solely on performance, without any context.

Context-based Sustainability (CBS) prescribes that, in addition to measuring our own impacts, we must compare our results to appropriate thresholds or standards of performance for those impacts. 

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Green Pastures Awards

The New England Green Pastures Award for "Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year"

This award honors an outstanding dairy family from each of the six New England states each year.

Nominees are evaluated based on production and financial management, environmental practices, contributions to agriculture and the local community, and overall excellence in farm management practices. See all the farms who have won the New England Green Pastures Award for Outstanding Dairy Farm of the Year.