From Lesley Rush of Organic Valley
Organic Valley will be at the PSU Farmers Market this Saturday, May, 26 and we’re looking forward to spending time with our regional farmers and Market-loving Oregonians. Our farmers are located all over the country, including the Pacific NW, but we don’t get to visit enough with food-obsessed Portlanders, who will spoil us with early season veggies, vibrant flowers, and the hunger-inducing smells of delicious foods. Visit us at the Market as we introduce our new Grassmilk and try your hand at our “Cows Like Grass” Bean Bag Toss, Meet local Organic Valley Farmer, Jon Bansen, taste our 100% Grassmilk, & enter to win an organic breakfast delivered by B-Line Sustainable Urban
Delivery to your home or office!
What is Grassmilk? Organic Valley Grassmilk is sourced from pasture-raised cows grazing in the lush pastures of California’s north coast. The cows eat only fresh grasses and dried forages, like hay. It all starts with the soil— They do not eat supplemental grains or soybeans – organically managed soils that support diverse forages and the highest quality pasture grasses which the cows eat. Grassmilk is minimally processed and non-homogenized, or “cream on top” milk (with exception of the fat-free variety.) Like single-vineyard wines or artisanal chocolate, the taste profile is a result of where the cows live and what they eat. Northern California coastal plains feature river valleys thickly topped with rich, alluvial soil. Giant redwoods stand sentinel between the Pacific Ocean and the verdant pastures where Grassmilk cows dine.
Who are Organic Valley’s Farmers? Organic Valley is America’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation’s leading organic brands. Organized in 1988, it represents 1,687 farmers in 35 states and three Canadian provinces with 59 Family Farms in Oregon & Washington. Focused on its founding mission of saving family farms through organic farming, Organic Valley produces a variety of organic foods, including organic milk, soy, cheese, butter, spreads, creams, eggs, produce and juice sold in supermarkets, natural foods stores and food cooperatives nationwide. With its regional model, milk is produced, bottled and distributed right in the region where it is farmed to ensure fewer miles from farm to table and to support our local economies.
Find your nearest Organic Valley Farmer; Organic Valley is also on Twitter @OrganicValley and Facebookwww.facebook.com/OrganicValley.