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Discovering mutual challenges and goals among dairy farmers in Northern India & Northern California

What do dairy farmers in Northern India have in common with dairy farmers in Northern California? Quite a bit. While environmental and cultural contexts are…

A dairy farmer’s tale: “With organic, there is so much less to worry about”

Richard Hughes, a Sonoma County dairy farmer of more than 50 years, spoke along with Albert Straus, this past January, on a panel at the…

Update on the California Drought and the Straus Dairies

Slowly but surely, Northern California is starting to “look like normal” after much needed rainfalls in the last few weeks. The grass has finally started…

California Drought and Straus Family Creamery

Last week’s rainfalls were a great relief, but there is no doubt that we are still in the thick of the worst drought California has…

Highgrove farm to Petaluma

For Albert Straus, the beginning of fall started off with a trip to a conference in the United Kingdom in September. Patrick Holden, the Founding…

The True Time of Food Production

In discussions on organic agriculture and food production, we often hear about the “true cost of food”. But there’s an additional “food truth” we want…

Imbibe Magazine – The Milky Way by Hannah Wallace

It's not as easy being a dairy farmer—especially these days. Over the past decade, the number of dairies in the United States has plummeted by…

Straus Family Creamery Becomes a Certified Sonoma Green Business

Spearheaded by Straus Family Creamery’s former VP of Human Resources and Sustainability, Elizabeth Romanoff, we are proud to announce our completion of the Bay Area…

Majority of dairy farms in Marin and Sonoma Counties are now organic

Seems like a long time ago, when the Straus family dairy became the first certified organic dairy in California and the western United States. Now,…

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