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Lucille Benoit: Milk Matters


Join us on Wednesday, August 21 at 6:30pm for Milk Matters, a presentation of dairy farms, food, and all things bovine with Lucille Benoit, author of Come, Bos, and Denise Barstow of Barstow Dairy.

Journalist and dairymaid Lucille Benoit speaks about the current crisis for small dairy farms and the importance of public awareness, consumer knowledge and constructive debate for the survival of dairy farms, cows and sustainable local food production.

Presentation Highlights:

  • The contribution of the cow to man’s prosperity.

  • Milk and honey and the benefits to reduce allergies.

  • If there is too much milk, how come I can’t find any cows nearby?

  • A1 and A2 cows and the link to lactose intolerance

  • Feed America first, can we separate domestic and international supplies?

  • California – land of almond milk, wildfire and drought.

  • Industrial food production – Walmart cows.

  • Loss of local dairy processing plants.

About the Presenter

Lucille Benoit is the author of the novel, Come, Bos, the story of one small farm’s struggle to survive. Joining her for the presentation is Denise Barstow, Marketing and Education Manager and a seventh generation dairy farmer at Barstow's Longview Farm in Hadley, MA speaking on the farm’s motto "Looking Forward Since 1806". The family is constantly striving to offer the best care for their herd and land, serve their community, and preserve their innovative, sustainable dairy farm for generations to come.

Event date: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
Come, Bos By Lucille Benoit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781946300478
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Stillwater River Publications - August 1st, 2018

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