From one organic dairyman’s perspective, 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 [...]
Editor’s note: During the month of May 2011, Daniel Klein is “traveling from Minnesota to Louisiana to Portland to Florida and back again, once again creating weekly videos about Real Food”. This is his most recent dispatch from the road: As we set off on our Real Food Road Trip last Monday, we were excited [...]
Skowhegan, Maine. When I arrived at Grassland Organic Farm, I found an old and white weathered farmhouse. From a distance I witnessed a hand painted sign propped up against the front porch and in the shape of a milk jug. The sign was written in bold black lettering and read: “MILK: Organic. Fresh. Raw”. When [...]
This longstanding family recipe for making Danish Soup calls for the following fresh ingredients…
Related Post: Organic Dairyman- Part 1: A Family Tradition There is an unique rhythm to life in being a dairy farmer. Jon Bansen, a third generation farmer, owes his way of life to his grandfather who began the family tradition. Ingredients: 2-cups elbow macaroni, cooked al denté in boiling, salted water 2 tablespoons olive oil [...]