Join us for our annual meeting, September 29th & 30th Co-Hosted By The Larocque Farm (VT) and Easton Station Farms (NY)

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Annual Meeting

September 29-30th 2023

Co- Hosted by:        The Larocque Farm                                Easton Station Farms

                Adam & Crystal Larocque                        Jeremy & Erin Perkins

                708 Neighbor Rd                                284 Easton Station Rd

                Randolph Center, VT 05061                        Greenwich, NY 12834

                802-272-8320                                        518-269-7634


Fly into:

Manchester NH (MHT) 1 hour 45 minutes from the Larocque Farm


Burlington VT (BTV) 1 hour from the Larocque Farm

Fly out:

Albany, NY (ALB)


A limited block of rooms has been reserved for ABAA attendees at each location, so be sure to mention ABAA for the group rate when you call for reservations. The cutoff date for this rate is August 29, 2023.

Friday 9/29/23

Comfort Inn Trolley Square

19 Allen St. Rutland, VT 05701


        1 Queen Bed $199 or 2 Queen Beds $209

Saturday 9/30/23 

Holiday Inn Express

18 Clifton Park Village Rd. Clifton Park, NY 12065


Note: Traditionally a gift exchange has been included as part of the annual meeting activities. If you would like to participate, please bring one gift per person/couple that is representative of your state/region or of the cattle/farming community.

RSVP with the link below or return postcard you received in the mail:

By August 20th, thank you!


Friday, September 29th


Arrive at The Larocque Farm (Crystal and Adam Larocque) 708 Neighbor Road, Randolph Center, VT

Lunch and farm tour


        Dinner TBD in Rutland, VT (~1hr 10min drive)

Director’s meeting immediately following dinner in the Comfort Inn breakfast area. 

Saturday, September 30th 

Breakfast provided at Comfort Inn (Breakfast items include Hot Eggs, Boiled Eggs, Bacon or Sausage, Make your own-Waffles (two flavors), French Toast, Pancakes, Whole Fresh Fruit, Yogurt and Granola, Apple Sauce, Hot Oatmeal, Cold Cereals, Muffins, Danish, Bagels with cream cheese, Juices and Hot Beverages.)

Depart for Easton Station Farms (Erin & Jeremy Perkins) ~1 hr 15 min drive

Self-guided morning tours along the way

Things to see/Places to visit: Carl Durfee’s Store (Fair Haven, VT), Skene Manor museum, Skenesborough museum, Slate Valley museum (Whitehall, NY- birthplace of the US Navy), Vermont Marble, Granite, Slate & Soapstone (Whitehall, NY), Hicks Orchard/ Slyboro Ciderhouse (apple picking & farm store) Granville, NY, Argyle Cheese Farmer Hudson Falls, NY (farm store) & village of Greenwich, NY- shopping/store fronts

Lunch on your own


Arrive at Easton Station Farms (Jeremy & Erin Perkins), 284 Easton Station Rd. Greenwich, NY

Afternoon: Annual meeting & farm tour


        Dinner at the farm, bon fire and socializing. 

Sunday, October 1st (on your own)

Things to see/Places to visit:

Walking tour of Saratoga

Saratoga Spa State Park- Auto Museum, Racing Hall of Fame, Dance Museum, mineral springs

Saratoga Race Course

Broadway- shopping

Saratoga Monument, Schuylerville, NY

King Brothers Dairy

NYS Museum (Albany)

Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve