Product Profile: Amaltheia Dairy Organic Goat Cheese

Mel and Sue Brown, Amaltheia Organic Dairy, milk more than 200 goats and, in their small cheese plant, they turn out chevre, whole milk ricotta, and feta cheese. The original three flavors of Amaltheia’s chevre won American Cheese Society awards in 2004 and the whole milk ricotta was called “perfect” by the Society judges.
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Amaltheia Dairy – Closing the Circle by Putting Waste to Good Use

Sue Brown, cheese maker, goat herder, and owner with her husband Mel of Amaltheia Dairy in Belgrade MT, describes how her farm and dairy are “closing the circle” by finding ways to profit from waste products like whey and manure. Sue answers the “unspoken” question: What to do with those male baby goats since they aren’t likely to earn their keep?
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Product of the Week: Fresh Breeze Organic Milk

Snuggled up against the Canadian border in northern Washington, you’ll find Fresh Breeze Organic Dairy, where Shawn and Clairssa Langley are carrying on the family tradition. Shawn is the fifth generation of his family on the farm.
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A Foodie? Yes/No?

The term foodie has a lot of connotations – some good, some bad. Maybe we just need a new definition of foodie that will eliminate any hint of elitism that has been attached to the term.
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A Gallon a Day Keeps MOO Milk on the Shelf

Milk, eggs, fruits and vegetables – those are all the basics of life; and yet the ups and downs of the economy over the last several years have been especially hard on the small to mid-sized farmer. Local, organic dairies are especially hard-pressed to make a go of it; milk has a shelf-life measured in days and to get it on the shelves and sold quickly is tough, even in the best of times.
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Building a business, one cookie at a time

Chocolate chip cookies! Hands down, Americans prefer chocolate chip cookies over any other kind of cookie. Traditionally made with butter, brown sugar, white sugar, all-purpose flour, and semi-sweet chocolate chips, these bits of warm comfort are off the table if you suffer from gluten intolerance or have chosen a diet free of animal products. Not so! Skydottir Epic Cookies to the rescue!
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