• 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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Sea Buckthorn Oxymel

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This is a potent way to preserve sea buckthorn’s medicinal qualities. At the first onset of feeling sick, take 1 teaspoon oxymel, 3–5 times a day. Recipe courtesy of Whole Systems Design..

 

Ingredients

  • Freshly harvested se buckthorn berries
  • honey
  • apple cider vinegar

Directions

Crush freshly harvested sea buckthorn berries into a glass or stainless steel bowl so that you are left with only juice. (You may save the pulp and seeds to make fruit leather. To do so, mix in honey and spread out in a dehydrator.)

Mix roughly 1⁄3 parts honey to taste.

Mix 1⁄6 parts apple cider vinegar.

Drink immediately or store it several months in the refrigerator.

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