From: Paul Geary, ENN
Published March 25, 2005 12:00 AM

EarthNews Radio: Cow Shares

More and more people are realizing the value of drinking whole milk, and many of those people are going directly to the source to get it.


ENN's Jerry Kay spoke with Tim Wightman, a dairy farmer with Clearview Acres Farm in Wisconsin, about its "cow share" program.



Listen to EarthNews Radio: Clearview Farm Cow Shares



Wightman says people drive up to 70 miles to get raw milk.


Clearview sells shares of cows -- customers can then go to the farm and get milk from their own cow. The farm's milk tanks are retrofitted to make it easier to get the milk out. The farm makes sure the cows are healthy and provides advice on the safe keeping of the milk in home refridgerators.


ENN reported on the benefits of raw milk in a previous story about the Westin A. Price Foundation, which studies and advocates the benefits of whole foods eaten by healthy people in native cultures.


You can learn more at the Price Foundation website: www.westinaprice.org


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