BURLINGTON ─ Ben & Jerry’s has convened a new Dairy Advisory Council comprised of experts in environmental health, the animal protection movement, Lake Champlain water quality and organic farming, to help the company achieve its values-led dairy vision.

The council members are: Dorn Cox, organic farmer and research director of Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment; Heather Darby, UVM Extension professor and agronomy specialist; Scott Faber, environmental advocate; Sarah Flack, grass-based livestock production consultant; Leah Garces, president of Mercy for Animals; Gary Kjelleren, chair of the Lake Champlain Committee.

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