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March 22, 2020

Why Being "Certified Organic" Is Important To Us

Wikipedia describes organic farming as:an integrated farming system that strives for sustainability, the enhancement of soil fertility and biological diversity whilst, with rare exceptions, prohibiting synthetic pesticides, antibiotics, synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, and growth hormones. I love that description, and until writing this blog I hadn't read that before. I think that (almost) perfectly sums up what we are striving for by being certified organic. I say almost b...

October 14, 2019


Certified Organic Eggs at Alexander Organics...

September 15, 2019

The Breeds That Make Our Herd

We have a variety of cow breeds in our herd. The main reason is we are wanting to see what breed best suits our needs - both organic and raw. We love seeing the differences in the breeds and are really looking forward to seeing where we end up....

January 8, 2019

MILK: Raw vs Pasteurised . What's The Difference?

In Cambridge, New Zealand (and a lot of NZ in general) almost everyone was a farmer or knows one. Whatever you currently know about dairy farming is what you most likely associate with raw milk. We’d like to clear some things up and let you know how different our raw milk is to what you may be thinking of....

October 25, 2018

How To Keep Your Bottle Clean

When you first purchase your bottle from our chilled bottle dispenser it has already been sterilised and is ready to get some delicious raw milk! But what's the best way to care for your bottle once you get it home? In our home we try to use as environmentally friendly products as we can from the grocery store (we're not quite onto making our own yet!). In our home the dishwasher powder we use is the 'Earthwise Plant Powder' and is gentle enough that it won't fade the logo on our bottles, so we ...

October 3, 2018

What's The Locals Key!?

The Locals Key works just like a credit stick. You can pop it in the machine and load as much cash onto it as you like. That cash will then be sitting on your Locals Key - it means you don't have to remember to bring cash each time you come for your goodies from The Shop!...

October 3, 2018

Why Do We Farm Organically?

Organic Farming can have a few different names; Sustainable, Regenerative, Environmental, Biological.. The main thing is that Organic Farming is more than just a job or a business, its a passion. Organic Farming takes real passion and a desire to be farming in a style that isn't just paying the bills but also looking after the earth/soil in the long term. Most of the time this takes a lot more effort and determination to achieve this while still being economic. But that is why WE LOVE IT!! Going...

September 27, 2018

What Does It Mean That We Are 'Registered With MPI'?

We are registered with the Ministry of Primary Industries (NZ) to supply raw milk directly to the consumer under the MPI RSC (Raw Milk for Sale to Consumers) document. Part of the registration is an annual audit from an independent verifier that confirms we have complied with the RSC.  Here are some regulations that we follow to ensure our milk is safe to consume WITHOUT having to pasteurize it.  Separate Herd. Our raw milk herd is a completely separate herd to any others we have on t...

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