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Truly moving cause! Saving Ron's Farm is a beautiful post worth reading.


Saving A Neighbor's Farm | Bit of Earth Farm

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Thank you for sharing this article, Erin. Today I learned:

That’s because there’s a dairy crisis. Prices paid to farmers are less than they were in the 1970′s. Ron’s dairy sells milk destined for cheese and butter. He earns less than $11 a hundredweight (per 12 gallons) although on average it costs him more to tend the cows producing that hundredweight. Someone is making a profit, but not the people milking cows.

The post talks about his story:

http://bitofearthfarm.wordpress.com/2013/04/04/saving-a-neighbors-farm/

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