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Battenkill wins best milk in NY; Nettle Meadow, Argyle Farm win cheese & yogurt

By Mark Frost, Chronicle Editor

The Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem won the Gold Medal in the fluid milk category at the New York State Fair’s Dairy Products Competition, Governor Cuomo announced Monday.

In cheese categories, the Argyle Cheese Farmer in Washington County and Nettle Meadow in the Warren County Town of Thurman also won Gold.

Seth McEachron’s Battenkill Creamery, which also won the award in 2010, scored a perfect …

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Battenkill Valley Creamery purchases 2nd farm

By Gordon Woodworth, Chronicle News Editor

Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem has expanded, adding 178 acres of farmland and 175 milking cows by buying nearby Skellkill Farms in the Town of Jackson.

“With our growing business, we couldn’t meet the demand from our home farm,” said Seth McEachron, 32, the Skidmore-educated fifth-generation dairy farmer. “Now we will have enough milk for a little while, and as sales continue to grow, …

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