Local food products are quite the buzz lately. Any time you shop at the supermarket and see products like local honey or local jams, they’re typically strategically placed where fresh produce is to give you the feeling of shopping at an outdoor market. Speaking of those, farmers markets are the place to be on a Saturday morning where local products abound and purchasing them is seen as one of the best ways to support small business, community and environment.
While a health movement has swept the nation, inspiring people to eat organic products and cook with “pure” ingredients, high quality food is still extremely expensive. Even cooking easy meals with organic ingredients is costly and going to a restaurant with all natural ingredients may simply out of the question. Whether you’re concerned about nutrition … Read more
I just published a post about where raw milk comes from and what I went throug to get myself to the point of actually joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) in order to feel assured about the safety (insha’allah) of consuming raw milk products and local organic produce in . You can read that here.
Variety of pumpkin, squash and raw milk from Family Farms Co-op CSA
The questions I often get on this topic are: What exactly is a CSA?, How do I join a CSA?, and Where can I find and buy raw milk?
Middlebury, Indiana in Amish Country is a great place for Dairy Farming
If you’re familiar with raw milk or have had it as a source of food, this may sound like a silly question. Why, raw milk simply comes from a cow, of course.