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“Organic” v. “Natural?” v.  “Pastured?” – what’s a mom to do?? thumbnail

You and I, and the community of conscientious eaters at Champoeg Creamery are different from the rest of the world. We go the extra mile for our families, cooking from scratch instead of taking the easy way out and grabbing some takeout. We don’t just think about what we’re going to eat for dinner in a… Read more

My inspiring “raw milk” sit-down with Mark McAfee thumbnail

You gotta see today’s video. Doesn’t matter if you produce raw milk or just drink it, you’ll be inspired. Mark McAfee has been a raw dairy farmer for 20 years and is first and foremost a humanitarian.  That clearly shines through in this conversation we had this past spring where we were both speaking at a conference… Read more

Can’t get raw milk?  The next best way to get probiotics in your diet! thumbnail

With our raw milk wait list growing daily and demand not letting up, I wanted to offer up another solution for getting more probiotics in your diet. (Remember, probiotics do fun things like heal your eczema, stop your bloating, help you lose weight, cure your acid reflux and colitis, improve diabetes – and so much… Read more

6 Dangers of Bad Gut Bacteria thumbnail

Hey, this is Hayden the Microbiologist again.  I’m back this week talking about these bad guys you don’t want in your gut. The more I learn about the bacteria living in my gut microbiome, the more I realize that I’m not in control at all – the trillions of little guys in my gut are… Read more

How to Revive your Kefir Grain thumbnail

If you’re here because you’re a raw milk producer or just love raw milk…  … then you’ll want to listen in to my new top-rated podcast, The Profitable Mindset. So much more to come on how to heal and finally live that life you’ve only dreamed of. If a miracle food exists, it’s kefir. And… Read more

Farmer Charlotte name Top 27 Most Influential Women in the World! thumbnail

I received some super-exciting news last week that I wanted to share with you!! I was named one of the top 27 Most Influential Women in the World in Food and Agriculture, by Food Tank, a non-profit dedicated to building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. I seriously had no idea and was shocked… Read more

Raw milk heals: more little miracles thumbnail

Trying to get off the farm for a few days is always a great accomplishment in itself.  It requires thinking through every possible worst-case scenario to prepare employees in my absence. And, on a farm that worst case scenario is some animal keels over dead. Those are serious conversations we have to have before I ever… Read more

Researchers FINALLY Report Raw Milk Prevents Ear Infections thumbnail

I often get the opportunity to speak at conferences about raw milk and our farm and besides the opportunity to travel a bit, one of the best things about it is being able to rub shoulders with leading University researchers who are studying healing foods such as liver, pastured eggs and raw milk. Food As Medicine… Read more

It’s a boy!! thumbnail

On a 3 cow dairy a baby cow is not a common sight. That’s because I milk most my gals sometimes for  2 years so they just don’t have to calve as often and when they do it’s a huge celebration! We plan for months. We choose names – boy names and girl names because… Read more

My Biggest Takeaway from Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm thumbnail

  Ten years ago I began reading every Joel Salatin book I could get my hands on. Joel is America’s most famous farmer, owner of Polyface Farm, author of “Everything I want to do is illegal” and “Folks this ain’t normal” among other legendary titles. I began dreaming, scheming, sketching and saving, and slowly over… Read more

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