Sullivan farmers consider micro dairies
Asked if she had it to do over again, would she make the same decision to go into cheese making, Tonjes said, “Yes, because I can make a living at it.”
The micro-dairy movement is a trend that is growing across the state. According to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, the number of small dairy operations in the state has jumped about 100% in the past two years with the total at about 80.
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