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1402, 2022

Webinar – Beyond Net Zero: How Nestle, Dole Sunshine, Unilever, and VR are Boosting Sustainability Impacts

February 14th, 2022|

Most companies have sustainability goals today; many have committed to Science Based Targets or a "net zero" carbon impact. Attend this panel to learn how Nestle, Dole Sunshine Company, Unilever, and Vanguard Renewables are doing even more for the health of our planet

3101, 2022

Sustainable Brands: No Matter the Industry, We All Have a Role to Play in Fighting Hunger

January 31st, 2022|

So, why is the founder of a renewable energy company writing about food insecurity? Food insecurity is circular, where those that face food insecurity also face poverty; and that cycle, for many, never ends. If we don’t help our neighbors break that cycle now, we could lose a whole generation of Americans.

2501, 2022

Who Says Farm Living Can’t Be Luxurious?

January 25th, 2022|

LUXlife Magazine, an international online magazine highlighting luxury brands, has awarded Vanguard Renewables the Best Dairy Sustainability and Circular Solution Award in their annual Food and Drink Awards edition.

1201, 2022

Welcome David Darr: Vanguard Renewables New Chief Sustainability Officer

January 12th, 2022|

A conversation with David Darr, Chief Sustainability Officer at Vanguard Renewables, where he shares his background and how he plans to shape his role.

1001, 2022

Top 10 of 2021: Renewable energy projects finally come to the fore

January 10th, 2022|

In July Goodrich Farm in Salisbury launched the largest farm-powered anaerobic digester in the Northeast, converting cow manure, and food and beverage waste, into renewable natural gas.

2012, 2021

Manure Manager: Q&A: What does next-generation sustainability look like?

December 20th, 2021|

Sustainability isn’t new for the family behind Goodrich Farm, but they do have a new way of reducing their environmental footprint. In addition to cows and crops, the Salisbury, Vermont farm started producing renewable natural gas last July.

2012, 2021

Episode 11 — Addressing climate change via the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance

December 20th, 2021|

Jed Davis, director of sustainability for Cabot Creamery, and Britt Lundgren, director of organic and sustainable agriculture for Stonyfield Organic, join us for Episode 11 of the “Let’s Talk Dairy” podcast

1111, 2021

Vanguard Renewables is proud to have both veterans and active members of the United States Army, Navy, and Air Force on our team

November 11th, 2021|

Vanguard Renewables supports and celebrates our military veterans

311, 2021

Stonyfield Organic and Cabot Creamery Cooperative Join the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance

November 3rd, 2021|

Dairy Takes a Leadership Role in Impacting Climate Change as Stonyfield Organic and Cabot Creamery Cooperative Join the Farm Powered Strategic Alliance. FPSA members commit to food waste reduction and repurposing, and decarbonization

311, 2021

Vanguard named one of 2021 Top 10 Waste Management Solutions Providers by Food & Beverage Technology Review magazine

November 3rd, 2021|

Food & Beverage Technology Review magazine recognized Vanguard Renewables in their waste management special issue as one of the 2021 Top 10 Waste Management Solutions Providers.

510, 2021

Vanguard Renewables Names Neil H. Smith Chief Executive Officer

October 5th, 2021|

BOSTON – Vanguard Renewables, a U.S. leader in organics to renewable energy, today announced the appointment of Neil H. Smith as its Chief Executive Officer.

3009, 2021

Enbridge Makes $100M Investment in Vanguard for RNG ‘Virtuous Circle’

September 30th, 2021|

Canadian midstream giant Enbridge Inc. is investing up to $100 million in the U.S. renewable natural gas (RNG) sector as part of its strategy to lower its carbon footprint.

2708, 2021

Hoard’s Dairyman: Waste is just a mindset on this farm

August 27th, 2021|

Many dairy farms have successfully tackled the question of how to find additional revenue streams when other family members want to join the business. Some operations add cows, others expand their land base, and a growing number take the leap into dairy product processing.

2708, 2021

Waste 360: The Basics of Anaerobic Digestion with Vanguard Renewables

August 27th, 2021|

If food waste were a nation, it would be the third-largest greenhouse gas emitter behind China and the United States, says John Hanselman, founder and CEO of Vanguard Renewables.

1708, 2021

Goodrich Farm: A Definition of Sustainability

August 17th, 2021|

Following in the footsteps of the previous generations, Chase and Danielle Goodrich’s drive to outline the farm’s sustainability pillars of environment, economics and society underscores why they were recently recognized as one of the U.S. Dairy 2021 Sustainability Winners.

2307, 2021

VPR – Addison County Is Now Home To The Largest Anaerobic Digester In The Northeast

July 23rd, 2021|

VPR - Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury is now home to the largest anaerobic digester in the Northeast. Several dozen people, including Gov. Phil Scott, gathered at the dairy farm Wednesday to celebrate. So how exactly does the digester work?

2207, 2021

WCAX – Holy cow power! Vermont has largest anaerobic digester in New England

July 22nd, 2021|

WCAX: The largest anaerobic digester in New England is now in Vermont. It uses cow manure and food waste to make energy. And it’s not just being used by the farm, it’s helping the community.

2207, 2021

Goodrich Farm becomes home to the Northeast’s largest anaerobic digester

July 22nd, 2021|

My Champlain Valley News report: A Vermont farm is now home to the largest machine in the Northeast that breaks down waste and turns it into renewable energy.

1907, 2021

Depackaging: A Sustainable Business Practice for Dealing with Food Waste

July 19th, 2021|

Food waste is one of the greatest challenges of our time and one that directly impacts people, planet, and profit. That being said, the average person may not realize how the food they throw away can have a negative impact on climate change.

207, 2021

The Two Degree Difference: Vermont’s Goodrich Farm leads in sustainability

July 2nd, 2021|

My Champlain Valley News report: Goodrich Family Farm in Salisbury, Vermont has been recognized with a 2021 US Dairy sustainability award. They are one of only three farms chosen nationally.

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