Thank you, Johns Hopkins!

Thank you, Johns Hopkins!

One comment we’ve both heard and uttered over the many years we’ve milked cows without grain inputs usually went something like this, “if someone would just do some serious lab testing on 100% grass-fed dairy …” Well, now, according to...
Is Organic Farming “Easier”?

Is Organic Farming “Easier”?

Last week I went out to the Aveda school in Brentwood for a haircut and the woman getting her haircut next to me mentioned about how she was trying to eat organically but didn’t know where to go to find good, healthy food.  Of course I piped up and told her...
The Making of a Great Cow

The Making of a Great Cow

It never, ever fails! Whenever there’s historical storm a baby will be born on River Cottage Farm and with a full moon to boot this baby had no choice but to be born in the snow. So, after a week overdue according to our records, baby Michi Storm was born last...
Fall is in the Air

Fall is in the Air

It’s been an amazing fall so far; rain, rain and more rain and now 75 degree weather – that spells grass growing weather to us. ┬áThis week has been a week of assessing everything from the cows with their newly born or still “in the oven” calves...