Walter & Margaret Gladstone
Walter graduated from SUNY Cobleskill in 1982 with a degree in Agricultural Science and Cornell in 1984 with a BS in Animal Husbandry. Margaret graduated from University of Vermont in 1985 with a degree in Elementary Education. They were married in 1987 and purchased the farm in 1988.
Will, their oldest son graduated from Vermont Technical College in 2008 with a degree in Dairy Farm Management and returned to work on the farm as a herd manager. Will became an owner in the farm in 2012. John graduated from Vermont Technical College in 2011 with a degree in Diesel Mechanics and is an independent truck driver. Matt, their youngest son, graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with a degree in Agriculture Engineering in 2013. Matt has returned to the farm and is a mechanic on the dairy.
Will grew up on Newmont Farm and knew dairy farming was his dream from an early age. Will became an owner in the farm in 2012. He is joined on the farm by his wife Brooke and three daughters, Hannah, Bresee and Madeline. Will's strengths are managing the herd. Will and Brooke purchased an opened an ice cream shop in 2019 called Gladstone Creamery. The three girls can commonly be found working with the calves, visiting dad at the barn or testing out their favorite flavors at the ice cream shop!
Matt grew up on Newmont Farm and has always had a strong interest in equipment and mechanics. Matt became an owner in the farm in 2019. He is joined on the farm by his wife Marie and son Warren. Matt manages and maintains the equipment at Newmont. You may find Warren buzzing around the farm on his battery operated John Deere tractor!
Newmont Farm’s mission is to produce the highest quality milk by providing excellent animal care and being stewards of our land and environment. We strive to be a positive member of our community while fostering a safe team-oriented atmosphere for our employees and create a sustainable business for future generations.
OUR FARM FAMILY
At Newmont, each employee is a member of our family. We appreciate and value all they have to offer.