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Raw A2 Dairy Blog Posts

September 23, 2022
The current food waste stats in the US are staggering. Here's what Miller's Bio Farm does to be a zero waste food facility. It involves regenerative farming with raw dairy and partnering with Blessings of Hope to donate extra food.
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September 2, 2022
Working environments in modern farms can be pretty awful. I just heard about the Milk with Dignity program, and it got me thinking. Here's some insight into our staff and how the farm operates. Plus, see our employee survey results and pass a message along to the farm team!
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August 12, 2022
Have you heard the myth in our culture that all fat is bad fat? A new study finds a link between more dairy fats and increased cardiovascular health.
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July 15, 2022
Here's the stats and a take on not obsessing over diet. How common are dairy allergies with skin conditions? Is nourishing your body more important?
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July 1, 2022
But, I had always assumed that any change was invisible to the human eye. I assumed that any change would be undetectable. I was wrong! It’s in the cream folks, and you can 100% see it! Here’s what to look for and the science behind it.
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June 3, 2022
Here’s a quick insider scoop about our A2/A2 cheeses. If you look on the back of your cheese, you will find a not-so-pretty label that’s put on by our cheesemakers. If you look there, you can easily know the exact day that block of cheese was made. Knowing this date gives you some foodie insight. You can be a cheese prophesier and predict the taste and flavor of the cheese before it’s opened.
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May 27, 2022
Not all milk is created equal. There’s a lot of factors that affect the nutritional quality of milk before it comes out of the cow - grass fed vs grain fed, active vs sedentary lifestyle, indoors vs outdoors, conventional vs regenerative farming, etc. But, each of those is a huge topic on its own. Today, let’s focus on what affects the nutritional quality of milk after it comes out of the cow: Raw vs Pasteurized. How does this milk practice affect nutritional value, potentially dangerous pathogens, and shelf life?
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May 6, 2022
Fermented raw A2/A2 dairy can provide better nutrition and digestion and can also help your pets heal from illnesses. We know that you love your pets. Just like we do with our animals on the farm, we want you to be able to provide your pets with the best quality foods possible. From milk safety to kitchen standards to freshness, here's how we go above and beyond with our raw dairy products for pets.
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April 22, 2022
Yup, Miller’s Bio Farm is on Instagram. We just love connecting with customers. We love giving folks the info they need to make educated food choices. We love sharing food and cooking inspiration. We love seeing how you’re enjoying the yummy food. And, we love chatting with you. Yup, that’s right, if you DM or tag us, we will reply!
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March 11, 2022
Multiple people were surprised that I did NOT recommend freezing yogurt and kefir. Their anecdotal stories told a different tale, one where you can freeze yogurt and kefir at home with varying success. There was one BIG outstanding question from these conversations - what about microbiology? Can probiotic cultures survive freezing? I did some research.
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March 4, 2022
I get so inspired by the amazing customers at Miller’s Bio Farm. One of the top customer questions that our team answers is, “How long does it last?” It’s such a hard question to definitively answer. After all, best by dates are a little ridiculous anyway. So, here's some more info to help answer this question PLUS I'm introducing our updated Shelf Life Guide for Farm Fresh Food.
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January 14, 2022
One confusing topic that seems to come up again and again with our customers is the belief that, if raw milk splits when boiled, it’s the farm’s fault. The milk must have been spoiled. Well, here’s the scientific dirt on this issue. There is one simple factor that makes milk curdle - acidity!
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December 17, 2021
I’ve come to realize that a huge part of cookie success comes down to butter! The quality and handling of butter can make or break a cookie recipe, even one that’s tried and true. Butter gives flavor, tenderness, and flaky layers to baked goods. It has a little liquid, which contributes to structure and rise. And, butter can enhance or inhibit gluten development, which in turn affects the shape, spread and texture of a cookie. Here are some top cookie/butter questions answered.
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December 10, 2021
If you’re reading this, then you likely provide your family with the healthiest, most nutritious foods you can… and that should include the furry members of your family, too! Cats are carnivores, and dogs are omnivores. But, both are mammals. This means that, just like humans, they started their lives drinking raw milk. Ever have your pet (at least try to) lap milk up from your glass? I have! And, it seems that there’s a good reason for that innate desire.
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