elm lea farm
the cows graze the pastures of the elm lea farm at the putney school, just five miles south of the cheese house.
parish hill cheeses are produced seasonally, when the cows are grazing pasture.
pete stickney manages the herd with help from phil ranney. vermonters and dairymen, pete and phil are dedicated to producing the highest quality milk, and sharing their knowledge and experience with the putney students.
pete stickney manages the herd, works with the students in the barns and in the fields, and teaches history.
barn and farm jobs are part of the putney school work program and provide a setting in which students can further their understanding of the relationships among work, home, and community life.