Very busy weekend (21st and 22nd Jan 2017) moving the Ahimsa milking herd onto a rented site adjacent to the new land we are buying in Rutland. Everything went smoothly, and the cows were relaxed and were happy with their new home. Now follows a raw milk inspection with...Read More: Jan 2017 – Cow Relocation to Rutland
An ugly acronym – HACCP – is just as unpleasant when it is spelt out. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point is a formal and systematic food safety system that is used to control risks in the food industry and it is blighting our lives. We fully accept the...Read More: The hazards of trying to run a micro dairy
It has been a challenging end to 2015 for the Ahimsa Dairy and oxen. For a long time we have been planning to move our milking cows from the Kent Commonwork Farm to our Groby (Leicestershire) neighbour’s farm, where we would set up our mobile milking unit. Our Groby...Read More: A Rollercoaster of a Few Months at the Ahimsa Dairy
The organic advocate group The Soil Association says Organic Farming adopts a practical model for producing climate friendly food. “This is because it is less dependent on oil-based fertilizers and pesticides and confers resilience in the face of climatic extremes. It also stores higher levels of carbon in the...Read More: Bigger not always Better.
Press Release 4th December 2011 The Ahimsa Dairy Foundation launches cow and calf sponsorship scheme The Ahimsa Dairy Foundation (ADF), which supplies entirely slaughter-free milk from its herd of organic cows in Kent, has now launched a sponsorship scheme for people to help support its cows and calves. The...Read More: Press release – Dec 2011
In a recent National Geographic article, Charles Mann announced: “Soil degradation is putting the future of the global population at risk.” Civil unrest in Latin America, Asia and Africa have now been attributed to a lack of food and/or affordable food, as a result of poor soil. In other countries...Read More: Soil Degradation: future catastrophe