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Milk prices to drop 30% as U.S. milk powder stockpiles mount, while smart farmers go raw, organic, and sell direct

reduce the herd, go organic and sell raw milk direct to consumers. Photo (Yoon S. Byun/Boston Globe Staff

One farmer's solution: reduce the herd, go organic and sell raw milk direct to consumers. Photo (Yoon S. Byun/Boston Globe Staff

Here’s an excerpt from the Boston Globe/Boston.com story that goes with the picture above:
“By Darry Madden
Globe Correspondent February 23, 2008

Jill Ebbott, a holistic health counselor in Brookline, buys 8 gallons of unpasteurized milk a week for her household of three people, and she pours a splash in the bowls that her three dogs eat from. She says a year of drinking raw milk has cleared up her husband’s allergies.

“He suffered tree pollen allergies for 21 years,” Ebbott said. “In the spring, he was swollen and oozing and had to wear mittens to bed so he didn’t scratch himself too much. After 13 months on raw milk, his gut was rebalanced to such a degree that he was healed.” Continue reading

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