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Caring for Fresh Milk: Consumers’ Guide to Preserving the Quality of Fresh, Unprocessed Whole Milk
by Peggy Beals, RN – www.springhouse-press.com
This 32-page booklet covers the procurement, handling, transportation, storage, and more of this precious, tasty healthy food resource.
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Important Message to All Raw Milk Producers and Consumers:
The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) protects your right to provide and obtain raw milk. All raw milk producers should be members of the FTCLDF and we strongly encourage all raw milk consumers to help protect their access to raw milk by becoming consumer members as well. www.farmtoconsumer.org
US Listings–Click on a state and the listings will appear below the Notes.
- 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.
- NO ADVERTISING: The Foundation accepts no money for the listings; the listings are not advertisements. All listings are at the sole discretion of the Weston A. Price Foundation.
- NO MARKETING: The email addresses listed here are not to be used for any purpose other than to contact the farmers regarding the availability of their products. Use of the listed email addresses for marketing or other such purposes is strictly prohibited.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Sources of real milk and real milk products in South Carolina:
Statewide–For Small & Starting Co-ops/Private Buying Clubs:
- 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.
- Abbeville/Due West/Greenwood Areas: Southern Oaks Jersey Farm, Mark Wiley Owner/Operator, 1458 Hwy. 20 Abbeville, SC (4 miles W of Abbeville, 6 miles E from Due West), phone: 864-391-1898, Facebook: Southern-Oaks-Jersey-Farm-Creamery/369441019923504. Family-owned and operated, all-Jersey dairy farm producing Grade A raw milk. They do not use steroids or hormones and their milk meets all DHEC regulations. Milk is sold for $5/gallon or $3.50/half-gallon.
- One Ash Farm and Dairy, Roland, Lee Ann Perez, 2886 Piper Road Ridge Spring, SC 29129, phone: (803) 649-9172, email: email@example.com, web: www.oneashfarmanddairy.com, Facebook: oneashplantation. Family run and operated grade A raw milk dairy. No hormones or steroids. Pastured cows. Five miles off exit 22 on I-20. They sell off the farm by appointment and at local farmers markets. Milk is sold for $7/gallon, $4.50/half gallon. Please give us a call or send an email to get all the details.
- Samaria Farm & Dairy LLC, phone: 803-645-5111. A small family farm selling grade A raw Jersey cow milk and Nubian raw goat milk. Milk is available at farm or the Aiken County Farmers Market.
Woods Farm Market, 949 Dougherty Road, Aiken, SC 29803, phone: 803-443-9676, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Facebook: woodsmarketandgarden. Offers Grade A raw Jersey Cow milk, and goat milk, from Samaria Farm and Dairy in Aiken, SC, DHEC-inspected. $6/half gallon and $9.50/gallon for cow milk, and $9/half gallon for goat milk. Store hours: Monday through Saturday, 10am – 5:30pm, Sunday, 1pm-5pm.
- North Augusta: Organically You, 5979 Jefferson Davis Highway, phone: 803-279-9534, Facebook: OrganicallyYouLLC. Offers raw, Grade A whole milk from Butter Patch Farms out of Saluda. Butter Patch Farms and Organically You are both Certified South Carolina.
- Anderson: Split Creek Farm LLC, 3806 Centerville Rd. Anderson, SC 29625, phone: 864-287-3921, email: email@example.com, web: splitcreek.com. Grade A goat dairy selling raw goat milk year-round in half gallon bottles. No hormones or antibiotics used. No pesticides or herbicides used on their pastures. They also produce goat cheese, goat milk soap, and goat milk fudge. The farm has a retail shop open to the public. Tours of the farm are available on a prearranged basis.
- Belton/Honea Path: Slone’s Blessings LLC, 1114 Hwy 413 Anderson, SC 29621, phone: 864-642-9110, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Grade A goat dairy.
- Starr: Milky Way Farm, L. D. Peeler, 220 Hidden Hills Rd. Starr, SC 29684. phone: 864-352-2014, cell: 864-617-5911, email: email@example.com, web: scmilkywayfarm.com. Grade A raw milk from grassfed Jersey cows not given hormones or steroids. The herd has been checked clean for Johne’s the past three years. SCC for the past year is below 225,000.
- Bluffton: Back to Nature Natural Food Store, 1125 May River Rd. Bluffton, SC 29910, phone: 843-757-7848, cell: 843-298-7200, web: backtonaturebluffton.com. Grade A whole raw milk from Butter Patch Farms in Saluda.
- Cameron: email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Raw sheep milk available. Not a GMO-free farm – They buy feed mill products. $10/half gallon.
- Farmers Market has raw milk from Sea Island Jerseys on Saturdays.
- Geer’s Barber Shop, 1649 Savannah Hwy #A, phone: 843-766-7735.
- Jeremiah Farm & Goat Dairy, Casey Price, phone: 843-276-3115, email: Jeremiahfarmsc@aol.com, web: JeremiahFarm.com. Grade A raw goat milk in half-gallon bottles, available seasonally. No hormones or antibiotics used; no pesticides or herbicides used on pasture or woodlands. They also offer demonstrations of home cheesemaking and guided farm tours to families and small groups are arranged by appointment (fee).
- Sea Island Jerseys, Celeste Albers, phone: 843-860-1088, email: email@example.com. Sea Island Jerseys was established in 2005 specifically to be a grass-based dairy. Their Jersey cows are out on pasture 365 days per year, never confined. The milk is filtered and put straight into the bottle and chilled; they have no storage tank or pipeline. They raise bull calves for beef as well. Milk and beef are available year-round at the farm on Wadmalaw Island, area farmers markets and many locations from Johns Island, West Ashley, Charleston, Mt. Pleasant and Summerville. Please call, text or email for details.
- New Spring Chiropractic, Dr. Erikka Curia, 2121 Boundary St, Ste 205 Beaufort, SC Carolina, phone: 843-252-0540, email: firstname.lastname@example.org , website: www.newspringchiropractic.com, Facebook: NewSpringChiropractic. Raw milk from Sea Island Jerseys and farm fresh pastured eggs from Fili-West Farms. They are also the home of the Charleston chapter of The Weston A. Price Foundation.
- Johns Island: Burden Creek Dairy, Kipp and Katherine Valentine, 2755 Exchange Landing, Johns Island, SC 29455, phone: 843-559-1035 or 843-709-0552. Raw goat milk.
- Brick House Farms, Jim and Eve Lyle, 1139 Brick House Rd. Gaffney, SC 29340, phone: 864-490-7108, email: email@example.com, web: brickhousefarms1943.com. Whole raw Jersey cow milk, light cream, and buttermilk from Milky Way Farm – see their listing under Starr (Anderson County). They also offer 100 percent grassfed Devon and Angus beef, pastured Rare Gourmet Red Wattle and Berkshire pork, pastured eggs, pastured Heritage and Broad Breasted White Turkeys, pastured Label Rouge style chickens, pastured Delaware and Buckeye chickens, and pastured lamb. No hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, or herbicides used. Tours available by appointment.
- Milky Way Farm, see full listing under Starr (Anderson County). Raw milk delivery every two weeks on Wednesday at Exit #90 on I 85. Please order ahead.
- Harleyville: Hope Haven Farms, Steven and Denise Lee, 189 Mims Road Harleyville, SC 29448, phone: 843-462-2315 or 360-340-7344, email: Denise@hope-haven.net, web: www.hope-haven.net, Facebook: hopehavenfarmsllc. At Hope Haven Farms, they feature a breed of goat combining the sweet milk of the Kinder goat, the udder size of the Saanen and the parasite resistance of the Kiko. They are beginning to see the results in their herd. Grade A raw goat milk is currently available for purchase at the farm M-F 4-7 pm or at the Tanger Outlets, North Charleston farmers market every Saturday. Every Sunday afternoon the farm is open to visitors or by appointment. Goat snuggling and petting area is $5/person. They also offer goat cheeses, free-range chicken eggs and the rare, gourmet ‘chocolate’ eggs from French Maren chickens. Located near the Francis Biedler Forest in upper Dorchester County, SC. 15 minutes N of Summerville, 45 minutes N of Charleston, 90 minutes S of Columbia.
- Milky Way Farm, see full listing under Starr (Anderson County). Raw milk delivery every two weeks on Wednesday at exit #40 on I 85 at 10:00. Please order ahead.
- Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery, Mary Walsh and Jacqueline Oliver, 205 Cedar Lane Rd. Greenville, SC 29611, phone: 864-255-3385, web: swamprabbitcafe.com, Facebook: Swamp-Rabbit-Cafe-and-Grocery-177010222350810/. They carry Milky Way Farm’s raw cow milk, Split Creek Farm’s raw goat cheeses, Happy Cow milk, butter and cheese, and also produce, dry goods, and meats from over 50 local farms. The Cafe serves breakfast, lunch, pastries, and coffee all day.
- White’s Jersey Dairy, Wilbur R. White, phone: 864-895-2358. Grade A raw milk.
- Myrtle Beach: Bay Naturals, 7611 North Kings Highway Myrtle Beach, Phone: 843-448-0011. Raw milk products.
- North Myrtle Beach: Bay Naturals, 556 Highway 17 North, N. Myrtle Beach, 843-272-4436 (near Home Depot and Walmart). Raw milk products.
- Batesburg: Sugar Nanny, 165 Harness Road Batesburg, SC 29006, phone: 330-234-1881, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, web: sugarnannys.com. Unpasteurized milk 12 months out of the year. They raise registered American Saanen dairy goats, fed GMO-free food and fresh fodder each day. They are also pasture-raised. Herdshares or product shares available. Non-GMO goat milk soap, caramel, cajeta, yogurt and cheese also available.
- Lexington: 14 Carrot Whole Foods, 5300 Sunset Blvd. Lexington, SC. Whole, raw milk from Butter Patch Jerseys.
- Crescent Moon Farm, Becky and Sandra Howington, phone: 864-873-7300, email: email@example.com, Facebook: CrescentMoonFarmsGradeAGoatDairy. Goat milk and goat milk soap.
- Harmony Dairy, Peter Ebenhack & Julie Roberts, 827 Purple Haze Dr. Westminster, SC 29693, phone: 864-647-6141, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Licensed raw milk from free-range cows. Cows get the majority of their feed from native grass and are on pasture 20 hrs./day. No antibiotics used. They also have eggs and meat (limited availability).
- Easley: Back to Nature, Susan Reedy, 106 Pelzer Hwy. Easley, SC 29642, phone: 864-859-0708, Facebook: Back to Nature. This health food store carries M&M Dairy raw cow milk and raw buttermilk, Split Creek Farm’s raw goat milk and cheeses, Happy Cow rolled butter, organic food, gluten-free food, grassfed beef, and Springer Mountain chicken.
- Pickens: Bee Well Honey & Natural Market, Kerry Owen, 205 Hampton Ave. Pickens, SC 29671, phone: 864-898-5122, email: email@example.com, web: beewellhoneyfarm.com. Honey, raw milk from a local dairy, organic produce, health items.
- Columbia: Rosewood Market. Raw milk from Milky Way Farm (see farm’s listing under Starr).
- Saluda: Butter Patch Farms, LLC, Saluda, SC 29138, phone: 864-445-7399, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Small, family-operated dairy that has been in continuous operation since 1987, offering Grade A whole raw milk. Jersey herd is 100 percent A2/A2 and pastured on seasonal grasses and small grain forages. No BST, hormones, or steroids used. Also available: brown eggs and grassfed beef. Call or email for availability.
- Belue Farms, 3773 Parris Bridge Rd. Boiling Springs, SC 29316, phone: 864-578-0446, web: beluefarms.com. Offering Grade A raw Jersey milk from Milky Way Farm’s grassfed Jersey cows, which are not given hormones (BST) or steroids. Their herd is rated at the highest level given for Johne’s (Level 6), and the SCC is below 200,000. Belue Farms also sells grassfed Angus beef from cows born and raised on their farm, which are not given hormones or antibiotics, pastured pork, and free-range chicken and turkey from Native Meats.
- Milky Way Farm, see full listing under Starr (Anderson County). Raw milk delivery every two weeks on Wednesday at exit #75 (Hwy 9 and I 85) at 11:30. Please order ahead.
- Wellford: 590 Wasp Nest Dr. Wellford, SC (Previously located in Greer, formerly Kelsey’s Dairy), phone: 864-770-5594. Small, family owned and operated farm offering Grade A raw Jersey cow milk and buttermilk. They use no hormones or antibiotics, feed local feed from a local farmer, and sell directly to the public. The cows graze on fresh grass daily as seasonally available, with minimal grain at milking time. Licensed by the state of South Carolina. Call with questions.
- Sumter: The Farm Store, 584 Bultman Drive Sumter, SC 29150, phone: 803-774-3276, email: email@example.com. Raw cow (Jersey and Holstein) and goat milk and cheese. They also offer monthly classes on cheese, butter, and yogurt throughout the year. Open Monday-Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm.
- Fort Mill: Milky Way Farm, see full listing under Starr (Anderson County). Raw milk delivery every week at the Narroway Theatre at exit #90 on I 77. Please order ahead.
- Rock Hill: Provisions Local Market, 121 Caldwell Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730 Grade A raw milk from Milky Way Farm, see full listing under Starr (Anderson County).
- York: Tucker Adkins Dairy, 7245 Park Place Rd., York SC 29745, phone: 803-242-4743. Grade A raw milk, eggs, butter.