Farms! Farms! Farms! Class Field Trip to County Farms — and one very patient cow and 53 student milkers!
by Gigi | Mar 6, 2011 | FoodWISE |
Class field trip to Whatcom County’s Twin Brook Creamery, VeenHuizen Farms, BelleWood Acres.
Twin Brook: Low-temp pasteurized (non-homogenized) chocolate milk and food for thought on marketing glass bottles.
|Larry and Debbie Stapp of Twin Brook Creamery|
|Bottling Chocolate Milk — two at a time|
VeenHuizen: Milking cows by hand (Wil, you’re hired for the night shift), Dairying 101, and a good look at the high cost of farming, but also its invaluable farm culture.
|Shane VanderVeen of Veen Huizen Farms patiently explains and demonstrates how-to-milk-a-cow 101|
BelleWood Acres: A good look at orchard-ing, and what to do with all those extra apples (sauce, syrup, chips, pies) and pears and more.
|John and Dorie Belisle of BelleWood Acres|
|The pie-making department|