• Dairy Donations: Finding a Home for Excess Milk
  • Dairy Donations: Finding a Home for Excess Milk

    The Vermont Milk Commission recently recommended a path towards supply management in the dairy industry. Supply management is a complicated task that stems from a simple goal: stop creating too much milk. But while we have too much milk in the system overall, we have not enough milk going to some households that want it. Foodbanks on average distribute one gallon of milk per person every year - even though demand is high. How does our "extra" milk get to consumers who want it but can't afford it?  

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Kim Peavey

Kim Peavey

Kim Peavey farms and writes in southwestern New Hampshire, where she and her family—along with two teams of draft horses—grow vegetables biodynamically for 100 local families through a CSA program. See hillsidespringsfarm.com for more information on the horse- and hand-powered farm, the CSA, or Kim’s writing.

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