I am so very disappointed to see this coming out about Organic Valley. It really makes me think twice about purchasing their products, which makes me sad because I LOVE their cultured butter. However, I am a strong supporter of the local family farm and OV’s actions are unacceptable in my mind. In a decision made by their board, OV has decided to penalize dairies in their co-op if they are found to have purchasers of their raw milk products, other than OV. This is catastrophic news to those farmers who rely on additional sales of their raw milk and raw milk products. Big business at it’s “best” I guess. It seems like all they do is bully the little guy.
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