I have now sat down with two insurance agents. The first one was a local guy, and I liked him. He visited with us and we explained what we are doing and what we needed from him. I try to make it as simple as possible. I have done a lot of the leg work. He told us we would have to look into it and that was around two weeks ago. No call or contact yet! Continue reading
I have been getting a lot of questions on what and how we feed our cows. Are they 100% grass-fed? Yes, they are on grass, when the grass is available. No, they are not 100% grass-fed. Continue reading
I’m in the infancy stage of trying to find an insurance company that will (1) insure the farm, and (2) cover liability of a herd share. Yes, that means people can own their own cows and drink their own milk, fresh unprocessed whole milk, a.k.a. FUWM.
I have played around with the idea of offering herd shares for Fresh Unprocessed Whole Milk a.k.a. Raw Milk or as I like to call it FUWM. It’s very scary to step into the unknown and ask others to support you as a farmer. As it now stands our income comes from a co-op. They market our milk for us. We are at the mercy of the commodity market. What someone pays in the stores for a gallon of milk is not what the farmer gets paid. Shocking I know, but true. It’s time for a change!