According to the Food Standards Agency the main benefit of selling raw milk direct is for farmers to get a fairer price for the milk. It is produced under strict quality procedures and sold direct to the consumer.
The greatest sight for dairy farmer Jon Appleby is seeing parents and kids walking into the farmyard to buy their eggs and milk from their local farm. His farm sells raw, unpasteurised milk direct to the consumer.
Weir's Organic Raw Milk was named Best Food and Drink product at the Balmoral show, Northern Ireland's biggest food and farming event. The show attracted over 100,000 people from all over the UK.
This farm is popular with locals and raw milk tourists from Australia and New Zealand. Thank you Bunkers Hill dairy for making your farm 'public friendly' and inviting consumers in.
Ahimsa dairy hails from a culture that reveres the cow as sacred. Forget politics, what the world needs now is a revolution in consciousness.
A recent story by Sunday Night about Chef Pete Evans prompted this article about what supports many people's belief that all is not as it appears. Despite advertising many are not buying milk anymore.
Science now show 100% grass-fed, organic milk is superior. Butterfat from pasture-raised cows is a major source of healthy nutrients like Omega-3, CLA and fat soluble vitamins.
Some very interesting information has come to light due to the Senate Inquiry into the Australian dairy industry. ARMM hopes this information will be of benefit in the process to more awareness.
Farmers are going the extra mile because they want a better price and better market for their milk. Direct contact with the consumer is more value added and satisfying. They learn what the consumer wants.
These dairy farmers say they have had enough of poor returns. They say that the current setup of the dairy industry means they have no say or control over the prices they receive for their milk.
The community around the Adirondacks are at the edge of this wave of really smart entrepreneurial, creative young farmers who are coming into farming at a time when it seems like most are exiting it.
As a farmer-friendly tool, the RAMP plan assures that, “from grass to glass,” risks have been identified, explained, and are continually managed. Farmers can feel confident that they are producing a safe product.
The Microbiology of Raw Milk demonstrates that traditional cheesemaking methods with natural microbial diversity are indeed much safer. Rather than subverting modern food safety targets, this approach may actually help cheese producers to achieve them.
This may help people better define what goes into the creation of these two different products and also makes a case for the benefits of certified raw milk from the raw milk consumer's point of view.
Crawford’s farm is a small certified organic farm dedicated to regenerative farming and production of high quality delicious raw milk, raw cream and raw butter from their pasture-raised Irish Shorthorn milking cows.
Raw milk has become a lifeline to farms in Hertfordshire that, without selling it, might otherwise go out of business. The Raw Milk revolution have given these dairy farmers an avenue to diversify in order to survive and some of them seem to thrive.
In England there is legislation to support smaller dairy farmers in producing premium raw milk from healthy, grass-fed cows to mitigate risk. ARMM calls on the Australian government to install similar legislation to save small family farms affected by the current dairy crisis.
Delph House Farm’s owners Jeremy and Louise Holmes are passionate about their new venture selling raw milk from vending machines off the farm. Jeremy admits that the experience has exceeded his expectations.
A raw milk producer near Dunedin, New Zealand was recently shut down after one non-milking cow tested positive for tuberculosis. Merrall MacNeille says that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is trying to force him out of business.
Since 1943, Birchwood Farm dairy have been producing Raw Milk and other unpasteurised dairy products for sale to the public. The farm have been selling raw milk for over 70 years and although they were certified organic for 10 years, they have decided not to pursue certification anymore. They still produce in the same fashion as they did when they were certified: the dairy is 100% Jersey milk, no grains or GMO fed.