Hawthorne Valley Farm's dairy herd on its way out to pasture

photo by Collin Howell

 

The Valley Table’s Spring edition notes Hawthorne Valley Farm’s inclusion on The Cornucopia Institute’s (a national nonprofit family farming advocacy group) list of more than 150 of the best organic dairies in the country. Our farm received a ‘five cow’ rating – a perfect score of 1200. The Valley Table notes that the list, “intended to help consumers find the best milk from small-scale organic farms and to identify farms that promote ethical treatment of animals, is based on how well the dairies meet key organic management practices and criteria.” Read the full article here.