At Byrd House Market our Farmers work hard to bring you the range of options in best farming practices for health and wellness of our bodies and our environment. This isn't easy in an economy where more, faster, cheaper are the top three virtues of supply and demand. So here are some of the folks in our world doing great work:
William Byrd Community House has grown and adapted since its founding 90 years ago and this growth continues to be remembered thanks to its unwavering members and associates, and also in thanks to spotlight moments presented by the Richmond Times Dispatch and CBS's WTVR. In a column written by Michael Paul Williams, a brief walk through of WBCH's history from past to present gives the general concept and goal, while an interview with Mrs. Sheila Givens and a short announcement focuses on the 90th anniversary and Byrd House Bash.
Raw milk is an alternative to consuming pasteurized milk, and is believed to be healthier, more nutritious, and even better promotes environmental than regular manufactured milk. Last year a report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention claimed that raw milk and products made with raw milk increased the chances of illness. However, a follow up study by the Weston A. Price Foundation revealed this report to be, at best, inconclusive and, at worst, outright false. Please read more for details to both studies.