Screen shot 2011-01-27 at 4.01.32 PM.pngIn a state that is becoming famous for the “Raw Milk Poster Boy,” the Senate is considering a bill, H.F. 255 that would now permit direct farm-to-consumer sales of raw milk, including sales at farmers markets and at private homes. Current law allows sales of the product only at the farm, which produced the milk.

I am impressed with the raw milk movement’s persistence. Although raw milk legislation failed in Wyoming and in California (one county) this year, legislation is still being considered in Wisconsin, Oregon, Texas, New Jersey, Massachusetts and now Minnesota.