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Straus Family Creamery powered by cow gas

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE With barely a sound, the red and white International Harvester feed truck unloaded a mix of silage, barley and rice to a dozen pregnant cows, releasing a...

The True Cost of American Food

Organic dairy farmer Albert Straus cares about the impact that bovine belches have on the environment. Who knew that cow flatulence was such a big deal in dairy farming? There’s...

Getting GMOs Out of the Food System: Where Do We Go from Here?

Straus Family Creamery has worked for 22 years to ensure the organic label has integrity and is worthy of consumers’ trust. Part of that commitment to organic integrity means fighting...

Q&A with Straus Family Creamery: Albert Straus

By Tara Redfield, The New School of Cooking Straus Family Creamery, located in Northern California, was founded in 1994 and has now become one of the most well known organic...

Hughes Dairy Focuses on Cattle Health and Land Management

Dairy near Bodega Receives Luther Burbank Conservation Award Article and Photo by Rachel LaFranchi Richard Hughes is a first generation dairy farmer. It’s not something you often hear, most Sonoma...

The True Cost of American Food Conference Videos

The True Cost of American Food conference, which took place April 14-17, 2016 in San Francisco, brought together a wide range of leaders and interested citizens to address one of the...

Catching Rain for the Cows

Bodega Dairy Looks to the Sky for a Community Solution By Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District, et al. This article originally appeared in Farming for the Future:...

American Dairy Producers: Going Organic

By Craig Collins This article originally appeared in U.S. Agriculture Outlook on February 1, 2016. Reprinted with permission. By the time Albert Straus had earned his degree in dairy science...

Marin’s affordable housing crisis and the threat to rural communities

The town of Marshall, where I have lived and farmed all my life, is becoming a ghost town.

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