Posts tagged: Voices from the Farm

A Day in the Life of a Dairy Farmer by Stephanie Alexandre

It’s Monday morning and my day starts, like most mornings, between 4:30 and 5:00 am. Monday’s start off a bit busier because we have our weekly management team meeting at 6:30 am and a farm breakfast directly after, which I prepare. It’s dark at 4:30 in the morning here on the northernmost coast of California.  Low fog hangs above the pastures and in the pines and redwoods. I can see the fog illuminated by the one light that hangs on the front of the dairy barn across the road from our farmhouse. The lit fog is peaceful; perfectly congruent with...