Massachusetts

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  1. RAW MILK POLICY STATEMENT: The Weston A. Price Foundation’s goals include promoting a healthy diet for people everywhere, based on natural and traditional foods, and assisting individuals and families in accessing those foods through information, education, and helping to restore the direct relationship between food consumers and food producers. The Foundation believes, based on sound scientific evidence, that raw milk is an important component of a healthy diet. To assist its members and the public in obtaining raw milk, the Foundation publishes a list of farms that produce it, because this information is not otherwise readily and comprehensively available to consumers. Listing of a farm does not imply endorsement by the Foundation. Individuals who purchase raw milk and other natural foods for themselves and their families need to “know their farmer” because they bear the responsibility for ensuring that they are getting safe and healthy products.
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  4. RAW MILK CONSUMERS PLEASE NOTE: This list of raw milk sources probably represents only a portion of the raw milk producers in your state. For additional raw milk sources, contact your local Weston A. Price Foundation Chapter Leader.
  5. RAW MILK PRODUCERS PLEASE NOTE: The FDA and State Agencies have discovered this list and sometimes use it for their own purposes, so exercise caution with your listing. If you choose not to have a listing, make sure your local WAPF Chapter Leader has your name for referrals.
  6. USDA, FDA and STATE AG AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Raw milk is Nature’s perfect food and is extremely important for the developing brains and nervous systems of infants and children. Furthermore, in many children not fortunate enough to have started life on raw milk, raw milk given later in childhood has improved autism, behavior problems, frequent infections, deafness, asthma and allergies and other serious health conditions. Please bear in mind that any move you make to stop or hinder a raw dairy operation will actually HARM, not help the infants and children who rely on that milk, and may make it difficult for all children to obtain this milk in the future–including your own children and grandchildren. An interruption in supply can be VERY detrimental to a growing infant or sick child who has no other options. Read for yourself on our Testimonials page. If you are concerned about safety, rest assured. In the farm-to-consumer distribution model, the farmer receives timely and relevant feedback directly from the customers, something that farmers selling bulk milk never receive. Raw milk is actually the safest food around with so much consumer oversight and also with an extremely efficient built-in anti-pathogen mechanism! If you are concerned about rules, then consider investing the same amount of time you’d spend persecuting a raw milk farmer into advocating for supportive raw milk legislation.
  7. LISTING SOURCES: The listings here are provided by people who discover sources of real milk in their communities and tell us about them. If you discover a listed supplier is no longer providing real milk, please tell us about it by following the instructions on the Add, Update, or Remove a Listing page. We trust our members and consumers to check out each farm to make sure it is clean and that the cows are mostly pasture fed.
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Sources of real milk and real milk products in Massachusetts:

For further listings and activism for raw milk in Massachusetts, please visit Northeast Organic Farming Association, nofamass.org. and their Massachusetts Raw Milk Network.

Statewide–For Small & Starting Co-ops/Private Buying Clubs:

  • Miller’s Biodiversity Farm PMA, phone: 717-786-7895, email: hello@amishbiofarm.com, web: amishbiofarm.com. Private club members only. Miller’s Biodiversity Farm produces 100 percent A2/A2, grass-fed cow’s milk and bespoke dairy products directly from the farmer. Cows graze on pasture with highly mineralized soils. All of its products are handled with care and respect, are not treated with pesticides or hormones, and do not contain any GMOs. We are an authentic Amish farm that has not been touched by chemicals in over 15 years. In addition to our own products, we also work with other local farms to offer you a variety of delicious and nutrient-rich products. These farms raise animals and grow food similar to us and offer products such as goat’s milk, meat, nuts, produce, soaked breads, baked goods, and fermented foods. Over 300 products offered. 20,000 products and 2,000 orders shipped annually. We offer home delivery in NJ, NY, MA, CT, and RI. We also have drop sites in NJ (Clifton, Edgewater, Glen Rock, Livingston, Manchester, Maplewood, Newark, Northfield, Parlin, Pitman) and NY (Astoria, Queens and Staten Island). Looking for new drops anywhere there is demand. Willing to be a vendor at your workshop or conference. We guarantee customer service and product quality.

Chilmark: The Grey Barn, 22 South Road Chilmark, MA 02557, phone: 508-645-4854, web: thegreybarnandfarm.com. The Grey Barn is a 100 acre certified organic farm on Martha’s Vineyard.  The small herd of heritage breed Dutch Belted cows are raised on 100% grass and produce delicious raw milk that is sold in reusable glass bottles at the farm.  The farm stand is open 7 days a week and is stocked with other farm products such as cheese, beef, pork and eggs.

Dartmouth: Paskamansett Farms, 742 Tucker Rd., Dartmouth MA 02747, phone: 508-990-7859, web: paskamansettfarms.com, email: bill@paskamansettfarms.com. Licensed raw milk.

Foxboro: Oake Knoll Ayrshires, Terri Lawton, email: oake_knoll_ayrshires@LawtonsFamilyFarm.com.This 280-year old family farm is a licensed raw milk retailer selling grass-fed, pasture-based raw milk year round. No BST, antibiotics, or chemicals on the pasture. Holistic management. Milk tested monthly; results available online and at the farm. In the old barn, visitors can purchase cheese, eggs, grass-fed beef, maple syrup, and homemade soap.

Franklin: Hoffmann Farm, Nick Hoffmann, 10 Hoffmann Farm Rd. Franklin, MA 02038, phone: 508-934-6902, email: hoffmannfarm34@gmail.com, Facebook: HoffFarm. Grass fed raw milk Ashyires and Jerseys.

Gill: Upinngil land of milk and honey, 411 Main Road, Gill, phone: 413-863-2297, email: clifford@upinngil.com. Ayrshire cattle grazed on Certified Organic pastures, winter feed of hay and haylage and farm raised Certified Organic grains. Milk available in gallons, half-gallon (glass or plastic), and quarts. Farm store open year round with milk, cheeses, honey, and farm raised flour and produce. Seasonal farmstand with fresh fruits and vegetables.

Hadley:

  • Mill Valley Milk Company, Laurie Cuevas & Bruce Jenks, 102 Mill Valley Road Hadley, MA 01035, phone: 413-588-4881, email: Laurie.mvc@gmail.com, web: www.millvalleymilk.com. Small herd of registered Brown Swiss cows provides fresh raw milk bottled daily. The cows are pastured year round on a historical 400-acre farm. Supplemented with farm grown hay in winter and an organic, GMO-free mix which provides them minerals and nutrients. Farm store open every day and features raw milk, farm-raised Angus beef, their own Maple Valley ice cream, butter, eggs, cheese, local honey, and a variety of local products. Visitors welcome to meet the cows and tour the facility.
  • Cook Farm, cookfarm.com. Raw milk.

Hardwick: Robinson Farm, Ray and Pam Robinson, web: robinsonfarm.org, email: info@robinsonfarm.org. Diversified, Certified Organic 35 cow grass-fed dairy. Also selling yogurt, raw cheese including aged “Robinson Family Swiss,” beef, rose veal, eggs, perennials, vegetables, and hay.

Hawley: Sidehill Farm, Amy Klippenstein and Paul Lacinski, 58 Forget Rd., phone: 413-339-0033, web: sidehillfarm.net, email: info@sidehillfarm.net. Sidehill’s friendly Normande and Jersey cows graze certified organic pastures all summer, and eat certified organic hay and baleage in the winter. Milk is available in half gallon glass bottles, and gallon and half gallon plastic jugs. Farm shop is open every day year round with raw milk, yogurt, sour cream, paneer, grass-fed beef, and pastured pork (pork in fall and winter only) all produced right on the farm, as well as other local farm products including cheese, pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi, granola, and ice cream.

Martha’s Vineyard: Mermaid Farm and Dairy, 9 Middle Road, Chilmark MA 02535, phone: 508-645-3492, email: mermaidfarm@comcast.net. In season (May-October) their cow(s) will be on organic pasture. They may get another cow if there is enough interest.

Mendon: Greener Acres Farm, Peter Hawkes, 51 Pleasant St, Mendon, MA, 01756, phone: 508-473-9842, email: greeneracresfarms@gmail.com, web: greeneracresfarms.com, Facebook: Greener Acres Farm. 275 Jersey cows. They sell raw milk ($7), eggs, meat, honey, maple syrup, etc. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 8am-7pm.

Monterey: Blue Hill Farm, Sean Stanton (farmer), phone: 413-429-6598, email: seanstanton@hotmail.com. Raw whole milk from 100% grass-fed cows available for sale at the farm. Call or visit year round.

Newbury: Dancing Goats Dairy, Erin Bligh, 41R Parker St, Newbury MA 01951, phone: 978-255-3218, email: erin@dancinggoatsdairy.com, web: www.dancinggoatsdairy.com. Nubian Goats pasture/grass fed with some supplemental grain. Raw milk available seasonally (April-December).

Orange: The Little White Goat Dairy Heritage Fields Farm, Rachel Scherer, 309 Gidney Rd. Orange MA 01364, phone: 978-790-1240, web: www.littlewhitegoatdairy.com. We follow biological farming principles in our pasture and herd management.  Our LaMancha dairy goats are milked seasonally in our state licensed Grade A dairy where we sell raw milk on the farm. Call or text to arrange pickup.

Pepperell: Herb Hill Micro-Dairy, Lucy McKain,16B Brookline Street in Pepperell, MA 01463, phone: 978-888-8005, email: lucymckain@verizon.net, web: theherbhillmicrodairy.mckain.me. They sell raw goat milk from LaMancha, Toggenburgs, and Nubian milkers. Goats are out on pastures in season.

Russell: Cream of the Crop Farm, Jerald Reinford, 601 Blandford Rd., phone: 413-297-6037, email: jerald@creamofthecropfarm.net. The farm is in the process of becoming certified organic with their grass fed Jersey cows. Raw milk is sold at $8/gallon but they also have volume purchase discounts, encouraging folks to network together. Their farm store is open 7:00 am – 7:00 PM Monday – Saturday. They also offer tours by appointment. Please email them with any questions.

Sandisfield: Herdshare, Brigitte Ruthman, phone: 860-671-0327. Raw milk available through herdshare contracts, not retail sales. Call for more information.

Shelburne: Davenport Maple Farm, Norman & Lisa Davenport, 111 Tower Rd., Shelburne MA 01370, phone: 413-625-2866. Milking a small, grass-fed herd of Holstein/Normande cows. Milk is available in gallon and half-gallon jugs. Milk is in the milkroom, across the driveway from the house. Directions: From the Greenfield rotary, go west on Route 2, 5 1/2 miles to Shelburne Center. Watch for the Davenport Maple Farm sign and turn right (north) onto Little Mohawk Rd. Follow the signs for about 3 miles to the farm.

Warren: Rocky Acres Farm, The Richardson family, 690 Coy Hill Road, phone: 413-436-5806, email: rockyacresfarm@verizon.net, web: rockyacresmilk.com. Grass based, seasonal dairy from March til end of December. No hormones or antibiotics. We sell raw milk in gallons and halves. Bottled fresh for your order.

Warwick: Chase Hill Farm, Mark and Jeannette Fellows, 74 Chase Hill Rd., Warwick MA 01378, phone: 978-544-6327. Certified Organic farm with cows fed grass as much as weather allows. They produce milk from March to November. Comment from Real Milk correspondent Chris: “They charge $6/gallon for whole milk in plastic. They also sell wonderful cheeses (Camembert, Cheddar, farmstead, garlic & chive). They are certified to sell raw milk by the state and offer great testing results.”

West Newbury: Artichoke Dairy, Bruce A. Colby (owner), Rogers St., West Newbury MA 01985, email: bruce@artichokedairy.com, web: www.artichokedairy.com. Milk sold by the half-gallon. Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, seven days a week.

Williamstown: Cricket Creek Farm, Sabot Family, 1255 Oblong Rd., Williamstown MA 01267, phone: 413-458-5888, email: info@cricketcreekfarm.com, web: cricketcreekfarm.com. Selling raw milk by the gallon and half-gallon containers in their farm store, which is open daily from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.

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41 thoughts on “Massachusetts

  1. I would like to know what Western Mass NOFA Farmers accept EBT as payment. I am very anxious to start purchasing healthy meat, dairy, eggs and produce for my family of (2).

    Gratefully,

    Vivi

    • [redacted] in North Amherst accepts EBT. Organic CSA vegetable farm. Also available.. Pasture raised pork fed organic grain, certified organic eggs, grass-fed beef and lamb.

      • I have to edit out farm names in comments if they aren’t already listed on our site. Because of the often negative attention being listed on this site can bring to a farm, we want the farmer’s permission before listing them. Please encourage this farm to follow the instructions to add a listing (http://www.realmilk.com/real-milk-finder/add-update-or-remove-a-listing/) if they offer raw dairy products. I went to their website and don’t see mention of dairy. If they don’t have dairy but have the CSA and meat, LocalHarvest.org is a great place for them to be listed. Thanks!

  2. It is a proven fact those who consume raw milk and 100% organic food and vegetables tend to live way into their 90’s even into their 100’s & this is a major conflict with the ones who want us all to die around 65-68 years old hence cutting down on the Social Security payments , the Medicare / cade.

    You see 30 extra years for a single person who does faithful check ups eats organicly faithfuly can get pretty costly for Uncle Sam , & they figure your no longer generating any more loot into their pockets so you shouldn’t be allowed to exist.

    One more reason I feel is when they do their massive “Jim Jones” maneuver they want to get as many folks as possible and if your drinking local made kool aid and not their kool aid your not going to be eradicated when the time come.

    These I feel are the two major reasons the G. is coming down so hard on organic growers and producers of uncooked milk.
    Just my 2¢

  3. Some of these are outdated. Some of these places do not exist. Not enough information given on others. I wish this site would at least let you put your zip code in to search nearest 20 or 60 miles instead of having to Google every individual listing. MA isn’t that big but some of these small towns I’ve never heard of.

    • I’m researching ways to get the listings google-mapped but it’s a huge undertaking. We have only the information provided by farmers or in some cases customers, and they don’t always tell us when they go out of business. I hope to move to a system where a farmer must fill in a form that requires a certain minimum set of information.

        • I just read that the Oake Knoll Lawton Farm in Foxboro goes to the winter farmer’s market in Codman Sq. Jan-March. They have raw milk, although I don’t know if they bring it to the Farmer’s market. I plan to call to find out. They have a website. Do a search under Oake Knoll Ayrshires Foxboro.

  4. I am looking for resources for buying raw goat’s milk within reasonable driving distance to Pittsfield MA and/or New Lebanon, NY (we live in New Lebanon). Any leads would be greatly appreciated.

    • I just read that Cricket Creek Farm in Williamstown offers Raw Milk. Please call ahead before driving from Lebanon 🙂

  5. I am looking for NOFA farms or farmer’s market(s) near Woods Hole, MA that accepts EBT (to purchase raw milk, marrow bones)

    With Great Thanks

    Josie

    • Hi there — have you had any luck with this? I live in Falmouth and want to start buying raw milk but haven’t had any luck in finding a way to get it.

      • Hi Rachel,

        Yes! I have! There is a farm in Dartmouth, called Paskamansett Farms, and there are groups in Falmouth AND Woods Hole who’s members alternate going to get the milk each week for everyone. I would call the farm for the contact person, I don’t want to post here.
        Also, there are two farms on the Vineyasrd that sell raw milk. Mermaid Farm and The Grey Barn, though neither of them have Guernsey or Jersey cow milk, which is the best and what Paskamansett Farm has (Mermaid might have a Jersey cow, unsure).

        Hope you get some soon.

  6. I am searching for raw milk/cheese from grass-fed goat and cows. No Holsteins.Jersey or others okay. Live in Wakefield MA. Willing to cross over to NH if farm is close enough. Will benefit my health immensely.

    Thanks
    April

    • April, if you call or visit Grotten Wellness (978) 449-9919, I remember on my dental visit ( long ago) them telling me that a group of them purchase raw milk from a farm that delivered from NH. I am sure they would know where you could get goat/cheese. They have fabulous seminars too!! 🙂

    • April, Brookford Farm from Cantebury NH, is at the Salem NH Farmers Market, every Sunday, from 10-2, at the Mary Fiske School (exit 2 off 93N), (indoors for the winter). I get all my raw dairy from them weekly. Milk, cheese, quark, yogurt, kefir, and cream. Awesome choices in cheeses.

  7. Ash (poster from above) made a good point. Raw milk must be purchased at the farm per Massachusetts law. So it won’t be at the farmer’s markets. Thank you Ash.

  8. You can get it at Artichoke Dairy in West Newbury, MA. Personally I get Brookford Farms (Canterbury, NH) milk from A Simply Wholesome Life organic grocery store in Windham, NH. Take your pick.

    • Sidehill Farm has quality milk and there might be raw cream on their website. Double check them. South Wind Farm has very creamy milk and is the closest to Amherst, if you are patient enough to strain the cream off your own.

  9. Hello could someone tell me where I could get pasture fed goat milk for my baby? He is 7 months old and my milk production has declined so I need to supplement but I refuse to use formula! Please help! I live in Braintree.
    Thank you!

  10. I will likely start calling/emailing all of the farms listed, but does anyone know if any of the farms listed follow a corn-free diet with their cows? My daughter is allergic to corn and corn derivatives and we are having the hardest time finding milk that isn’t supplemented with corn feed during the winter months (or during the heat of the summer). Finding eggs would be a miracle too. Thanks!

  11. Anyone on this site know of a source anywhere southern New England for raw grass fed BUTTER? Is this something the raw dairies even offer? Would love to find a local alternative to Kerrigold.

  12. Brookford Farm produces a great raw grass-fed butter. You can get it at many of their outlets in southern NH or Maine.

  13. Hi! I am looking for a raw goat’s milk resource within reasonable driving distance to Burlington, MA. The Andover: Herb Hill Micro-Dairy will not be producing milk for a while and I will need to find another resource until then. Thanks!

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