This episode isn’t just for farmers. It’s for anyone who depends on farmers to provide food for their families!
Welcome back to part 2 of our interview with Charlotte Smith of 3 Cow Marketing and Champoeg Creamery. In the first half of our interview, we discussed how farmers need to price their products to stay in business. In today’s conversation, we’ll find out the vital role raw milk plays in the health of Charlotte’s family, which type of cow’s milk is easiest to digest, how to ensure your access to real food and much more.
Charlotte Smith was named a food rebel, pioneer and visionary by PBS’s Food Forward TV, and a “Pioneering Leader in Raw Milk Production” by Mark McAfee, CEO Organic Pastures Dairy, and Food Tank named her one of the 25 “World’s Most Influential Women in Food and Ag” Charlotte Smith has created a sustainable farm-to-consumer business selling premium meats, poultry, eggs and milk. After witnessing one too many small business owners close up shop after being run ragged and still not being able to pay the bills with their sales, she founded 3 Cow Marketing to help others transform their marketing skills and begin to live the life they always dreamed of.
Highlights from today’s episode:
02:16 ~ Why access to raw milk is important.
09:24 ~ Controversies surrounding meat.
12:52 ~ Running a sustainable milk farm.
20:01 ~ The differences between A1 and A2 milk. Which is easier to digest?
21:45 ~ Why the cream line differs over the year.
25:53 ~ Truth in labeling.
35:13 ~ The controversy around raw milk.
42:55 ~ Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund protecting farmers rights to grow real food.
46:37 ~ Catch Charlotte on PBS Food Forward TV.
Other links mentioned in this episode:
- How Farmers Can Make a Viable Living with Charlotte Smith of 3 Cow Marketing and Champoeg Creamery
- “Organic” v. “Natural?” v. “Pastured?” – what’s a mom to do??
- Weston Price Foundation
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