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Stephanie Bjerk says ...
This story was pretty inspiring, and it also made me smile when I read that soil played a part. I had always perceived dairy farming as a very rigorous career and to see that this family is a young one just blows my mind. I am extremely excited to see younger individuals interested in farming! My friend's family owns a dairy farm and I always ask how his cows are. I love the fact everyday people can take on greater roles and conquer such demanding tasks. The movement to support great quality and down to earth goodness is spreading and I am proud to say that I do this through purchasing Organic Valley products.
09/22/2011 12:20:13 AM CDT
Erin says ...
I'm so grateful for people like the Webbs who dare to make their dreams a reality! Doing so fulfills my dream of feeding my family truly heathy foods, so thank you!!!
09/22/2011 12:23:27 AM CDT
Estela K. says ...
I appreciate the Webbs venturing on this new business out of their personal convictions about the environment and health.
09/22/2011 12:33:04 AM CDT
Rose says ...
This is the important thing about organic farmer's, and Orgnaic Valley - these people put their heart and soul into their farm adn they do it for them, and for all of those who purchase their products. Thank you Tyler & Melanie, for taking the risk to make our lives better!
09/22/2011 12:53:15 AM CDT
Renee says ...
Running the dairy farm is very admirable work, especially since farming is not in their background. It's even more admirable how they are embracing organic and green initiatives methods of farming. I hope this inspiring couple keeps up the good work!
09/22/2011 1:46:35 AM CDT
Sebastian says ...
I envy them! I love Vermont and dairy and being active and in the nature there while being part of Organic Valley must be pretty awesome. I would like at least to visit such a place.
09/22/2011 1:54:05 AM CDT
Lisa Johnson says ...
Very Inspiring!. Exactly what my 8 yr old daughters needs to see with her own eyes a better understanding for myself as well. I can not change the past but I am working hard to direct the future for my daughter "Organic Valley" is a big part of that journey eating right drinking right. Thank you Beautiful animals (healthy looking, cleaning, happy) Beautiful people. Thank you
09/22/2011 2:21:10 AM CDT
Cassie says ...
That was so nice to learn about a family that took a risk to live their dream! Growing up I always had it in the back of my mind that I'd like to make a living working with the land, so it's great to see that my family's milk is coming from a family similar to mine (although, the mom seems to accomplish a lot more than I can with the baby in the sling! ) We try to buy locally and know the farmers who grow our veggies. So, it was great to see my milk coming from people I can actually relate to! It was also wonderful to see the happy cows. Seeing this has really solidified my commitment to Organic Valley!
09/22/2011 2:21:26 AM CDT
Babs says ...
Running a dairy is hard work, but we're grateful someone is willing to take on all the challenges. We buy Organic Valley products constantly and don't know what we would do were they not available.
09/22/2011 2:39:08 AM CDT
Blandine Duvillier says ...
Their should be more people with passion for organic like them. You are what you eat :)
09/22/2011 2:51:25 AM CDT
dave says ...
i think they are inspiring! what they are doing is amazing! good job!
09/22/2011 4:34:47 AM CDT
Lauren says ...
Thank you so very much Webb's!! Organic Valley is the only milk I give my one year old and feel good about it! You're awesome, let's hope your vision can inspire others!
09/22/2011 5:37:17 AM CDT
Frank says ...
Nice job keep up the good hard work!!!
09/22/2011 5:42:38 AM CDT
Kaitlyn says ...
I love that they made the impossible happen! It's impressive that they grew up in the suburbs of NY and yet decided to start farming- Love it. All you need is hard work and it can be done.
09/22/2011 5:46:43 AM CDT
nikki says ...
Restructuring your life is amazing. To go.from nyc burbs to farming organically, takes a strength that 99% of people do not have, so find the webbs story amazing and the test of true strength and faith in one another. Supplying healthy food to tons of people is a bug hearted strength and responsibilty. Thank you!
09/22/2011 5:56:17 AM CDT
Pam Barckholtz says ...
What a smart young man and woman to recognize the value of organic farming and to dedicate their time and energy to the development of an organic dairy farm! I am so appreciative of their work and their contribution to a healthy food supply. Not only are they helping other families raise children who are not exposed to chemicals and harmful practices that will stay with them a lifetime, they are also contributing to a healthy environment. Feeding your children healthy food, helping to save the planet, helping to provide healthy choices to others--what more could they do! Yea Tyler and Melanie!
09/22/2011 5:59:05 AM CDT
wanda dixon says ...
I think Tyler and Melanie success story is an aspiring story for someone who doesn't have farming experience. This story tells me that you if you have imagination and drive you can achieve anything you put your mind. Congratulation Tyler and Melanie for taking on such an enormous idea to create a market with good organic and healthy food.
09/22/2011 6:00:24 AM CDT
George Argyros says ...
What an inspiring story! Tyler and Melanie achieve the impossible everyday just by trying. A lesson for us all. Thanks for sharing and thanks to folks like the Webbs who help nourish our bodies and souls with their labors of love.
09/22/2011 6:12:46 AM CDT
Carolyn says ...
Keep up the great work. It is a pleasure to pick up your milk from our groceries dairy case every week. My grandson went on whole milk since age one, now three years old, and he wakes up every morning asking for his milk. When he returns at noon from nursery school we have to have his cup of mil in the car because that is the first thing he asks for. We feel confident that he is getting the best when he drinks your milk. Wishing Tyler and Melanie good luck. Hard work pays off!
09/22/2011 6:18:34 AM CDT
Gina says ...
I love being reminded that when I choose Organic Valley, I'm choosing people like Tyler and Melanie. Thanks for all you do, Webb family!
09/22/2011 6:20:43 AM CDT
Lea mercer says ...
Wow we all could use one of these couples in every neighborhood. Just think how blessed and educated your children would be. Saving and cultivating this earth is whats needed big time.
09/22/2011 6:22:42 AM CDT
Megan Siegal says ...
This is an awesome story. They should be very proud of themselves, starting a dairy farm from scratch is an amazing accomplishment. Hearing from the actual farmers and making a connection with them makes me feel really confident about purchasing Organic Valley products, so thanks to Whole Foods for bringing the producers and the consumers together!
09/22/2011 6:27:04 AM CDT
Sandy says ...
Great to hear about those who produce our food!
09/22/2011 6:33:50 AM CDT
LeeAnn P. says ...
I think what they did was amazing. Sometimes you just have to pursue your goals with passion and commitment because too much planning can be a buzz kill, lol!
09/22/2011 6:35:05 AM CDT
Peg Bainbridge says ...
What a wonderful story and inspiring story! Perfectly portrays the strength and happiness of the family and their farm...It's good to know that this is what goes into growing the food I eat. Thank you so much, Webbs..
09/22/2011 6:39:43 AM CDT

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