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(802) 334-3105
213 Maxwell Road
Newport, VT 05855


  • Food Production
    • Dairy
  • Energy
    • Methane digester site


Milk, electricity


Digester on a Dairy Farm

Lois and Maurice Maxwell started Maxwell’s Neighborhood Farm in 1957. Four sons (Stewart, Bradley, Anthony, and Jeffrey) and a grandson, Matthew, now operate the approximately 800 cow dairy. The Maxwells pursued a methane, or anaerobic, digester as a way to diversify their operation at a time of low milk prices.

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