Still Another Vermont Farm Chooses Cow Power

A fifth Vermont farm signs LOI to develop a 100 kW anaerobic digester (video), This farm has a compelling story, First, they are located on an island in Lake Champlain, which means phosphorus runoff is a serious issue. However, manure that is digested and separated...

Road Trip With American Farmers To Canada

We picked up farmers planning digesters in Vermont for a two-day trip to Canada. After somehow managing to cross the international border twice (a long story!) we visited two Canadian farms with successful complete mix systems. As pictured above, there was plenty to...

Summit To Preserve Vermont Dairy Farms

For years the American dairy industry has been in trouble. Low milk prices mean that most have lost money. As a result, many generational farms are giving up and selling. Meanwhile, in countries such as Italy, farmers no longer expect to survive on milk sales alone....

Southern New England Farms Purchase Digesters

The 450 kW digester at Rockwood Farm in Massachusetts co-digests processed food waste with the manure of 400 adult cows. Muir obtained Rockwood’s approval for this American style, complete mix, in-ground digester in late 2016. At the time of photo, excess biogas...