Cabot, VT (June 5, 2013) — In their dedication to promote sustainability in the state of Vermont, the farm families of Cabot Creamery Cooperative are announcing a partnership with the Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA). Together, the Vermont based organizations hope to promote environmental stewardship, and the Green Mountain State as the premier mountain biking destination in the Northeast.
“VMBA is honored to partner with Cabot Creamery,” says Tom Stuessy, Executive Director of VMBA. “Our partners play a key role in our efforts to expand great riding experiences throughout Vermont. Support shared by our partners committed to building community in Vermont translates into the best riding scene in the east. We couldn’t be any more excited to make Cabot Cheese part of the Vermont mountain biking experience.”
Cabot Creamery is most widely known as a New England and upstate New York based dairy farm cooperative and as the maker’s of the “World’s Best Cheddar.” But that is only part of the story. They are also, and have been since their inception in 1919, champions of all things Vermont. To this day, Cabot partners with and supports organizations like: Ski Vermont; Vermont Quality Wood Products; Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation; Official State Tourism of Vermont; and The Best of Vermont Showcase. Cabot is excited to add the Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA) to this list.
“VMBA shares our commitment to protecting Vermont’s natural beauty,” says Cabot’s Regional Market Manager/Northeast, Chris Pierson. “Together, we hope we can help more Vermonters get involved in outdoor recreation, as well as attract more mountain bikers to our state’s beautiful trails. Being part of a cooperative is fundamentally about being a part of a community. We’ve always supported local organizations, especially those focused on sustainability, which we define as living within our means and ensuring the means to live. It is what our farmer owners believe in.”
To learn more about VMBA, get involved, or see their calendar of events – including this year’s Mountain Bike Festival on July 13th & 14th at the Sports Trails of the Ascutney Basin – visit: http://www.vmba.org/
ABOUT CABOT CREAMERY COOPERATIVE
Cabot Creamery Cooperative has been in continuous operation in Vermont since 1919, and makes a full line of cheeses, yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and butter. Widely known as makers of “The World’s Best Cheddar,” Cabot is owned by the 1200 dairy farm families of Agri-Mark, the Northeast’s premier dairy cooperative, with farms located throughout New England and upstate New York. For more information on Cabot, visit: http://www.cabotcheese.coop
ABOUT VERMONT MOUNTAIN BIKE ASSOCIATION
The Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA) is a nonprofit organization serving as the voice of mountain biking in Vermont. The association carries out its mission, which is to ensure the sustainable future of mountain biking in Vermont and to promote its position as the premier riding destination in the Northeast by serving as the central hub for advocacy, education, and sustainable mountain biking opportunities. For more information please visit: www.vmba.org