Amish farmers square off against Big Organic in milk battle
July 5, 2017
Kalona, IA - This small town has become a landmark in the organic-farm movement, and it has nothing to do with foodies or hippies.
Instead it has been Amish farmers who, in their suspenders and wide-brimmed hats, have helped develop one of the densest clusters of organic farms in the United States. More than 90 operations certified by the Agriculture Department have emerged within a 10-mile radius, producing, among other things, corn, soybeans, eggs and, perhaps most important, milk.
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