In April 2016 AFI helped the Richardsons, including his wife Kay, brother Tim, and cousin Bobby, to purchase a low-temp pasteurizer for their in-progress dairy. Now, the dairy is complete, the state inspections are done, the cows are happy, and the milk is flowing!
33 Jersey, Holstein, and Swedish Red cows produce around 400 gallons of milk a week, along with cream and soon, cheese. All the cows have been specifically bred to only produce A2 milk, a type of cow's milk that contains only the A2 type of beta-casein protein rather than the more common A1 protein commonly found in regular milk.
Richardson milk, along with all their other sustainably farmed products (various meats, popcorn, flour, and more are available at the following Farmers Markets, on Saturdays from 9am – 1pm:
Congratulations to the whole Richardson extended family and team for making Jim's dairy dreams a success!
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