Pride and Joy Dairy

Rating
Farm/Brand HeadquartersGranger, WA
ProductsRaw cheese
Websitewww.prideandjoydairy.com
Market AreaWA, Web Sales
Total Score1645
CriteriaPointsComment
TOTAL (possible score is 1600 plus extra credit)1645
5-Cow Rating | Top-Rated—Beyond Organic
Ownership structure100Family farm
Milk Supply100Single farm
Organic Production100Brand only markets organic dairy products
Disclosure of Information for Verification100Full disclosure
Organic Certification100Washington State Dept. Of Agriculture
Other Labels/Standards0None
Grass-fed90100% grass fed, with no outside certification
Soy Free Ration?Yes
Pasture100Excellent pasture compliance
Times Milked95Two times a day (standard protocol on legitimate organic dairies) during one part of the season; one time a day during the other part of the season
Cull/death Rate100Very low cull rate
Replacements100Closed herd
Calves85Dairy uses nurse cows
Antibiotic Use100No antibiotic use
Hormone Usage100No hormones used
Farm Support100Single farm
Procurement of Ingredients100No outside ingredients used
Extra Credit175OSP submitted, very transparent; transparent about feed sourcing and gets all feed from local sources (100% grass fed).