Albert Straus, Founder/CEO Straus Family Creamery & organic dairy farmer

We’re losing farmers because they aren’t being paid the true cost of producing the food. We do things differently because we’re trying to rebuild our communities and pass on dairy farms to the next generation.

Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Prime Minister of Norway

Sustainable development is that which meets the needs of the present, without compromising on the ability for future generations to meet their own needs.

Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States

It’s not a choice between our environment and our economy; it’s a choice between prosperity and decline.

Māori proverb

Manaaki whenua, manaaki tangata, haere whakamua. Care for the land, care for the people, go forward.


The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.

Andy Warhol, artist, director and producer

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.

The question is wai