The Pemberton family have been farming in Lancashire, England for over 130 years. They are one of the oldest farming families. Now they have diversified with a raw milk vending machine and a new farm shop.
In many farming communities it is accepted that raw milk is a beneficial food. Even research show that farmers and their children enjoy protection from asthma and allergies due to raw milk consumption.
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.
Hilltop Dairy Farm has deep roots in dairy farming since 1880. The farm embraced changed and now the consumer connection has been revived with the launch of Moo Cow Raw Milk.
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.
Rosie and Dave milk Guernsey cows and have been selling their raw milk for over 20 years direct to the consumer. The last 15 years they've been selling their raw dairy on a weekly basis at the London Farmers' Markets.