Raw milk and the heritage/humane/local/sustainable food movement
Check out this fantastic introduction to David Grumpet’s book about the raw milk movement, The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America’s Emerging Battle Over Food Rights.
It is true that raw milk advocates are probably some of the most bedeviled people on the planet. They are called crazy, stupid, sick, ignorant, and even malicious for encouraging people to drink a substance that is illegal in most states. Yet as Joel Salatin points out in this excellent introduction to Grumpet’s book, we’ve come to a place in our collective history where we think Coca-Cola and Lucky Charms are “safe” foods but milk straight from the dairy cow is not.
Read on for more thought provocation.
Legalize raw milk in Arkansas (but good general info)
Raw Milk Explained (Treehugger.com)