Sources of real milk and real milk products in Connecticut:
Statewide–For Small & Starting Co-ops/Private Buying Clubs:
Buying Club NYC: email firstname.lastname@example.org, web: BuyingClubNYC.org. A private membership club only, home delivered to southern NY (including NYC all 5 boroughs, and LI), NJ, CT, and PA. Raw organic cow and goat milk – grass-fed, A2 type, non-GMO, pastured. Many dairy products like butter, cottage cheese, heavy cream, tvorog, feta, fromage blanc, yogurts, sour cream, cheeses, ghee, half and half, Ryazhenka and Matsoni, etc. Pastured soy-free eggs. Grassfed organic meats like beef, bison, lamb, chicken, duck, goose, turkey. Sausages as well. Wild sustainable caught fish. Raw honey. Fermented vegetables. Maple syrup. Elderberry syrup. Kombucha. Sourdough breads. Local and seasonal fruits, veggies. Flours and grains. Find all of the information on their website listed above. After you register you will be able to place your order. All of the delivery instructions are on their site.
Clearview Valley Farm: an Amish family farm in Quarryville, PA, that can ship directly to your door. Offering grassfed food nationwide at www.clearviewvalleyfarm.com or feel free to contact the farmer directly at 717-786-0877 or email Abnerlapp@gmail.com. All the products are free of chemicals, soy, antibiotics and hormones, They sell 100 percent raw A2 cows milk from Jersey cows, 15 different kinds of cheese, butter, yogurt, kefir, heavy cream, and sour cream. Raw goat and sheep milk. Soy-free pastured eggs, (brown and blue-green). 100 percent grassfed beef and veal. Pork, lamb, turkey, rabbit, and chicken. Sausage, steaks, bone broths, ground meats, and jerky. A private membership association. Contact them to become a member.
Green Pasture Farm email: email@example.com. Located in central Pennsylvania. Milk comes from grassfed Jersey cows, occasionally they have grassfed meat and poultry. They also have non-GMO and soy-free chicken eggs and some other products. They deliver to New York City, NJ and CT.
Meadow Ridge Farm: phone: 717-530-5999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; web: myrealfoods.com/MeadowRidgeFarm. A private membership club only, with delivery sites in southern NY (including NYC and Long Island), NJ, CT, MD, northern WV, eastern OH, and northern and eastern VA. Free delivery on more than 350 products to any of their delivery sites. To start a new delivery site in your area, call farmer Merv directly. All products are produced in the Weston A. Price traditions, employing practices that are organic, sustainable, humane, and environmentally conscious, and completely free of soy, hormones, GMOs and antibiotics. Their extensive list of products includes: Raw A2 milk from 100 percent grassfed Jersey cows; 12 varieties of raw milk cow cheeses, cottage cheese, yogurt, cream, butter, and kefir, all made with raw A2 milk. Raw goat milk, cheeses, butter, yogurt, kefir, their custom probiotic goat drink, as well as pastured goat meat. Camel milk; sheep milk and cheeses. 100 percent grassfed Devon beef and lamb. Pastured chicken, pork, turkey, and duck. Free range chicken and duck eggs. Nutrient dense bone broth from beef, chicken, turkey, lamb and duck. Crispy nuts; breads, brownies, granola and bars; potato chips; fermented kimchi, sauerkraut; beet kvass, kombucha; cabbage juice tonic, pickles, ginger ale, ketchup, grape cooler, homemade super tonic, beets, ginger carrots, and mayonnaise; raw honey and maple syrup; wild-caught salmon and haddock; raw cow and goat milk ice creams; Green Pasture Blue Ice Oils; homemade goat milk soaps, and much more. They also offer insulated/ice-packed FedEx Ground shipping of their goat/lamb meat and goat dairy products ONLY. To view their entire list of products, ingredients, prices and delivery sites, simply go to their ordering site and click on the “Join” button to register and to learn more about their food buying club.
Amish Shepherd’s Hollow Farm, Ben and Emanuel Fisher, email: email@example.com, web: www.rawmilkny.com. Supply grassfed, organic, raw unhomogenized Guernsey breed cow milk. Also drop offs to NYC and deliveries throughout NJ; nationwide shipping now available.
Triangle Organics Farm, Delivery to Connecticut via website listed below. Martha and Elmer King, 5799 Penns Valley Road Aaronsburg, PA 16820, phone: 814-349-4890, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, web: www.farmmatch.com/grassfedgoodness, Triangle Organics raises both Devon (Heritage breed) and Jersey cows. The Devon cows are raised for their meat and the Jerseys for their milk, (prized for their higher fat content). As of 2012 some of the milk comes from a Jersey/Devon cross. The rest is from the Jersey herd. All cows are 100 percent grassfed and receive hay and minerals during the winter months. Cow milk: half gallon in plastic – $4, half gallon in milk – $6. Goats milk half gallon in plastic – $7. Butter -$12.50/lb.; Heavy Cream – $6/pint Sour cream, buttermilk, cow milk cheese, goat milk cheese, cottage cheese, kefir, whey, yogurt also available.
Bethel: Holbrook Farm, John Holbrook, 45 Turkey Plain Road Bethel, CT 06801; phone: 203-792-0561, web: www.holbrookfarm.net. Raw milk available.
Danbury: Chamomille sells Foxfire Farm milk; see Mansfield Center listing.
Greenwich: Yaron Seidman L.Ac.,M.He.; phone: 203-228-4715; email: email@example.com. Raw milk available to co-op groups.
Ridgefield: Nature’s Temptations, 32 Prospect Street Ridgefield, CT 06877; phone: 203-438-5443; web: naturestemptations.com. Milk from Stone Wall Dairy. See listing under Cornwall Bridge.
Westport: Double L Market, 730 Post Road East Westport, CT 06880, phone: 203-557-4705, web: doublelmarket.com. Raw milk available on special orders 7 days a week.
Bridgewater: Nature View Farm, Felice Martin, 59 Second Hill Rd. Bridgewater, CT 06752, phone: 860-355-3276. Raises and milks a growing herd of Holstein and Jersey cows. The animals are treated without hormones. The cows are raised on pasture, organically grown hay, and non-GMO grains. $5.50/half gallon and $8/gallon. Milk bottled fresh everyday into BPA-free containers. Farm store is right on the farm, just off of Rt. 67 in Bridgewater. It is open every day from 10 am to 6 pm. Call anytime and someone will return the phone call as soon as possible. There is delivery to some retail stores in CT. Call for details. Currently, raw milk from Nature View Farm is sold at Caraluzzi’s Georgetown Market in Wilton, Caraluzzi’s Bethel Food Market in Bethel, Caraluzzi’s Newtown Market in Newtown, New Morning in Woodbury, Chamomile in Danbury, right at the farm in Bridgewater, Labonne’s in Watertown, Common Bond Market in Sheldon, Thyme and Season in Hamden, Sunny Ridge Market in Bethlehem, Natural Marketplace in New Milford, Butchers Best in Newtown, and the list is constantly growing. Call to see if Nature View’s Raw Milk is sold in a store near you. Stop by the farm for heirloom and organically grown produce from June-November.
Local Farm, by appointment only. Phone: 860-672-0229, web: rlocalfarm.com.
Stone Wall Dairy, LLC, Chris Hopkins, 332 Kent Road South (Rte 7), Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754; phone: 860-248-0332. web: stonewalldairyfarmct.com. RT 7, three miles south of Cornwall Bridge. State licensed raw milk from Jersey cows available at the farm and at many local stores.
Falls Village: Rustling Wind Creamery, Joan Lamothe, 148 Canaan Mountain Road; phone: 860-824-7084; web: rustlingwind.com. Raw milk and raw milk cheeses.
Litchfield: Meadow Ridge Farm, 277 Beach St. Litchfield, CT 06759; phone: 860-567-9537. Open seven days a week, self-service, half-gallon, gallon, fresh eggs, bulk quantities available.
Salisbury: LaBonne’s Market, 22 Academy St. Salisbury, CT 06068, web: www.labonnes.com. Milk from Stone Wall Dairy. See listing under Cornwall Bridge.
Watertown: LaBonne’s Market, 639 Straits Turnpike Watertown, CT 06795, web: www.labonnes.com. Milk from Stone Wall Dairy. See listing under Cornwall Bridge.
Woodbury: New Morning Country Market sells Foxfire Farm milk; see Mansfield Center listing.
Durham: Deerfield Farm sells state-certified raw Jersey milk and yogurt from the farm. Pick up Saturdays 8 am-12 pm or call Melynda at 860-301-7828 for alternate pick-up times. Their raw milk is also sold at Brock’s Farm Market on Main St. in Durham. See DeerfieldFarm.org for more information.
Old Saybrook: Foodworks sells Foxfire Farm milk; see Mansfield Center listing.
New Haven County:
Branford: Four Seasons Market, 875 West Main Street, phone: 203-488-4248. Sells Foxfire Farm milk. See Mansfield Center listing.
Guilford: Foodworks sells Foxfire Farm milk; see Mansfield Center listing.
New Haven: Edge of the Woods, 379 Whalley Ave. (nearest cross-street is Norton) New Haven, CT 06511; phone: 203-787-1055. Raw Jersey milk from Foxfire Farm (see Mansfield Center listing).
Oxford: Rich’s Farm, Don Rich, Rt. 67 Oxford CT; phone: 203-888-6212. Raw milk.
New London County:
Bozrah: Brush Hill Dairy, Sarah Brush, 87 Brush Hill Rd. Bozrah, CT 06334; phone: 860-383-9255; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Raw cow milk, eggs, vegetables and beef for sale on the farm and at Fiddleheads in New London.
Lebanon: West Green Farm Orchard & Dairy, Steve Preli, 119 West Town Street Lebanon, CT 06249, phone: 860-951-8021, email: email@example.com, web: www.westgreenfarm.com, Facebook: www.facebook.com/pg/westgreenfarm. They have Jersey cows and offer herdshares for $40/month plus a one-time herd buy in of $75/share. Their cows are fed hay and grass pasture with a limited amount of grain during the winter. They milk year-round and bottle in half gallon mason jars. Herdshare members receive their milk weekly. Call them for more information.
Lisbon: Green Market, LLC, 17 River Road Lisbon CT; phone: 860-376-2765. Raw Jersey cow milk from Baldwin Brook Farm sold in half-gallon and quart glass bottles (see Canterbury listing).
New London: Fiddleheads Natural Foods Cooperative, 13 Broad Street New London, CT 06320; web: FiddleheadsFood.coop. Raw cow milk from Brush Hill Dairy in Bozrah and raw goat milk from Beltane Farm in Lebanon.
Norwich: Gingerroot Natural Foods, 205 West Thames Norwich, CT; phone: 860-889-8720. Raw Jersey cow milk from Baldwin Brook Farm sold in half-gallon and quart glass bottles (see Canterbury listing). Weekly delivery; must be ordered beforehand. Call to place order.
Columbia: Cambera Farm, Cori Antignani, phone: 860-942-1355, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook: Cambera Farm. Raw goat milk and dairy products from La Mancha dairy goats. Animals are grassfed without any chemical or hormone treatments. Raw goatmilk by the half gallon, chevre and feta. Fresh cheese available through advance order. Also available: Fresh sourdough breads, black and green tea kombucha, canned fruit jams and pickles, dried herbs, rabbit meat, hand crafted goat milk soaps and old fashioned tallow/soy/beeswax candles. Monthly, three-month and six-month goat herdshares available. Text or email for more information or to arrange a pickup.
Coventry: Highland Park Market, 1721 Boston Turnpike Coventry, CT 06238. Sells raw milk from Baldwin Brook Farm (see listing under Canterbury).
Mansfield Center: Foxfire Farm, Elisa Santee, phone: 860-455-0739. Jersey milk, sold in the following stores: Chamomille (Danbury), New Morning (Woodbury), The Willimantic Food Co-op (Willimantic), Edge of the Woods (New Haven), Foodworks (Old Saybrook and Guilford), Orchard Hill Market (Branford). No on-farm sales.
Canterbury: Baldwin Brook Farm, Chris and Mavis Newton; phone: 860-546-2137 or 401-419-1214; email: email@example.com; web: baldwinbrookfarm.com. State licensed raw milk from Jersey cows. Bottled in glass half-gallons and quarts. Call to confirm availability and schedule pick-up time. Closed Thursdays and Sundays. Note: Their raw milk is also sold in most local IGA stores and the Willimantic Food Co-op. EBT is accepted for raw milk in these stores, including for the bottle deposits.
Plainfield: Rising Moon Natural Foods, LLC, 708 Norwich Road, Plainfield CT; phone: 860-564-4811. Raw Jersey cow milk from Baldwin Brook Farm sold in half-gallon and quart glass bottles (see Canterbury listing).
Sterling: Buttercup Farm, Megan Johnson, 260 Main St. Sterling CT, phone: 860-564-4357. Buttercup farm is a small grass-based dairy located in northeast CT offering raw milk from Guernsey and Jersey cows. Sold in glass half-gallons through the on-farm store. Hours 7 am – 7 pm, 7 days/week. Tours and visitors welcome.
Willimantic: Willimantic Food Co-op, 91 Valley St. Willimantic, CT 06226; phone: 860-456-3611; web: willimanticfood.coop. Carries raw milk, delivered weekly. Sells raw cow milk from Baldwin Brook Farm (see Canterbury listing) and raw goat milk from Beltane Farm in Lebanon. Goat milk is seasonal; generally available in the spring, summer, and fall.