To Jon Bansen, a third-generation organic dairyman, healthy soil translates into healthy dairy cows, and ultimately tastier, and more nutritious milk.
There are thousands of dairy farms out there. And most treat their cows on par with industry standards: Milk them until they no longer produce at large quantities and then “retire” them…usually to a feed lot. But Radiance Dairy is different. And that’s why we chose it as our first stop on the Real Food […]
Director’s Cut: This is a story about Jon Bansen, a 3rd generation Oregon organic dairy farmer who switched from conventional to organic dairy farming.
Jon Bansen believes that since he converted his farm over to being organic and sustainable, he’s becomes a much better farmer.
There is an unique rhythm to life in being a dairy farmer. Jon Bansen, a third generation farmer, it was his grandfather who began the family tradition.