Skip to comments.Grass-Fed Milk: Better Than Organic?
Posted on 08/02/2014 9:45:30 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Move over, organic milk. Health-conscious consumers are increasingly choosing a new bovine beverage: Grass-fed milk.
Derived from cows fed mostly grassnot corn or soythe pricey beverage is capturing a growing market share among consumers, The Wall Street Journal reports. [ ]
Branded Grassmilk, it has cream on top and is lightly pasteurized with heat. A half-gallon sells for close to $6, more than a dollar more than the average price of organic milk and more than double the price of traditional milk.
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I gotta try at least once!
I recently got back from Mongolia, where I had a bunch of fresh dairy products from open-pastured cows.
One night in particular, I was given some warm milk to drink that made me feel just wonderful.
I have gone long periods of time without drinking milk, but since this trip I have been really attracted to it.
That milk from grass-fed cows sounds great. Some of those cows will probably be pent up and fed hay, but others probably get to openly pasture, and have a much healthier and happier life.
My friends from Vermont tell me that happy cows make the best milk.
I realize in the 40s and 50s I was but a lad but did we not drink GRASS fed milk from cows?
(Or are they referring to todays ‘grass’ crop?)
Kind of like Margarine was the answer to expensive butter.
Remember squeezing the ‘ink’ bulb so as to give it some color so you wouldn’t think you were eating raw lard?
Kind of ironic that (at least for awhile) Butter was as cheap as Margarine....
Then again don’t forget the ‘Amazing invention’ Vegetable Oil Spread which has the same characteristics as plastic??
Happy dogs make the best pets.
Think this is great for people who can’t get raw milk. I am able to buy grass fed organic raw milk for $6 1/2 gallon. I make kefir from it. You can buy organic ultra pasteurized grass fed whole milk for about $4 1/2 gallon that will last aboit 2 months before it’s sour. Can that be good?
I would buy this lightly pasteurized product if I saw it
For my cereal etc. I bet it is good stuff.
There are many good things about naïve people spending extra money to buy basic goods. I live in Florida where we have many good restaurants, more than we deserve, due to the influx of snowbirds during “the season.”
” but did we not drink GRASS fed milk from cows?”
That’s what I was thinking too. I remember the milkman delivering, and popping off the cardboard cap, and drinking the cream on top! It was wonderful. As I said, I gotta try it at least once!
A happy wife makes a happy life....
True, but a tough row to hoe (NOT ho’).
Cows that eat what they were meant to eat - that they’ve been eating for thousands of years - what they are designed, with four stomachs to process their food with -
Why should we believe that the milk from grass fed cows would be better?
I am encouraged that more and more people are voting with their shopping choices - and we may be reaching a tipping point - the stores will stock what people buy. And regular super markets are stocking more and more ‘real’ foods...
Organic milk also lasts much longer in the frig - AND make perfect cottage cheese and whey, the latter of which is a perfect protein food for strength and muscles.
Instead of calling it ‘grassmilk’ how about REAL milk?
How long before the fed and their Shock Troops attack these farmers and shores that sell it -
It’s absolutely delicious. It tastes like milk used to taste back when I was a kid.
Pastured Grass-fed, organic, real (not pasteurized) milk is the only way to go.
We sold bulk milk in 10 gallon cans to the local producers creamery but we always held out enough for family use. We were a family of 7 and it took at least a gallon a meal, I cannot ever remember not having milk for a meal. Grass fed in the summertime, in winter hay and at milking time a mixture of ground corn and other grains. Raw milk is delicious right out of the cow or ice cold.
“Some of those cows will probably be pent up and fed hay...”
Hay is grass!
Far as I am concerned, all cows milk is “organic” and so is crude oil.
All cows eat grass when it’s available. Cows eat hay which is dried grass, and that is organic too.
If they ate dirt, they would still be organic.
I also think the planet has lost it’s ever lovin mind!
Can’t believe spell check let that one go by it..lol
If it is not pasteurized it is Real Milk. Grass-Fed is icing on the dairy cake.
I do not doubt this, but how does one determine a cow is happy?
Sure, all those milk cartons show some dopey looking cow with a photoshopped smile, but really? They never seemed overly expressive, just eat and defecate.
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