Father Justin Baker, pastor of St. Michael Parish in Brattleboro, walked a cow at the front of the Strolling of the Heifers parade June 2 for the 2nd year in a row as a way to reach out to the community.

Strolling of the Heifers is a non-profit organization with the mission of connecting people with healthy local food, encouraging and facilitating innovation and entrepreneurship in the farm/food sector and supporting the development of stronger local food systems and healthy, sharing, connected and resilient communities.