Raw milk is a polarizing issue, and strong opinions lead to unfair marketing claims to the consumer. Those selling raw milk tend to proclaim conventional, pasteurized milk is devoid of nutrition.Those taking a stand against raw milk claim it’s too big of a health risk and consumers shouldn’t have the option to purchase it.

Gwin emily
Former Editor / Progressive Dairy

Regardless of your viewpoint, raw milk producers and consumers are a part of the dairy industry. I think it’s in our best interest to explore all sides of the issue and find our common ground.

Click here to read an update on the legality of raw milk sales around the country and an overview of a recent study that detailed illness outbreaks related to raw milk.

Click here to meet Daphne Kingsley and Cameron Genter, and learn about their decision to leave Wisconsin and continue their herd share program in Colorado.

If you’re considering selling raw milk or consuming it for your family, you may find Nick Zigelbaum’s how-to guide particularly helpful. Click here to read the article.PD


—Progressive Dairyman Editor Emily Caldwell