Monthly Archives: July 2010

Waste in Sheep’s Clothing

I’ve been fascinated/horrified/interested in this whole 4th of July Milk Dump that I wrote about on Friday. The coordinated dumping of hundreds of thousands of gallons hundredweights of milk took place on Sunday as planned in many locations. What follows is a little recap: This article details the happenings in Cement City, Michigan and supplies […]

July 6, 2010 | Posted in Farm | Comments closed

Dumped Milk Footage

I haven’t heard tons about how the 4th of July milk dump went down, namely how much milk went down the drain. But here’s one update from upstate New York. I’ll post more as I hear about it.

July 5, 2010 | Posted in Farm | Comments closed

The Fourth of July Milk Dump

To protest continuously low milk prices, dairy farmers across the nation will spill their milk on the Fourth of July. They’re going to milk their cows, then dump the white stuff on the ground in what will amount to an inland Boston Tea Party. When I first heard about this plan, I was aghast. Why waste […]

July 2, 2010 | Posted in Farm | Comments closed