Straus Dairy Farm’s Carbon-Neutral Goal Draws Near as CDFA Approves First-Ever Red Seaweed Supplement to Reduce Methane Emissions

May 9, 2022 Straus Dairy Farm

Straus Family Creamery Founder and CEO Albert Straus’ goal of a carbon-neutral dairy farming model on his farm by 2023 is one step closer. California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) authorized commercial use of Blue Ocean Barns’ red seaweed supplement as a feed additive for dairy cows.

Straus Dairy Farm and Blue Ocean Barns Demonstrate a Dramatic Climate Change Solution in Dairy Farming

November 5, 2021 Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery’s founder Albert Straus and seaweed-supplement maker Blue Ocean Barns demonstrated a dramatic climate change solution, reducing dairy cows’ enteric methane emissions an average of 52 percent, and as much as 90 percent, by supplementing their diets with a specific red seaweed (Asparagopsis taxiformis)

Straus Family Creamery Mooooves Into New Sonoma County Dairy Production Plant After 27 Years in West Marin

June 17, 2021 Straus Family Creamery

The new creamery, a 50,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, is producing its entire line of 72 retail and foodservice organic dairy products made from certified organic milk from 12 small-scale family farms, averaging 250 cows per dairy, in Marin and Sonoma Counties.

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Straus Family Creamery and BMW Group Celebrate Earth Day with Advancement of Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program for Cow-Powered Climate Change Solutions

April 27, 2021 Straus Family Creamery

Straus Family Creamery announces the evolution in a first-of-its-kind collaboration with BMW Group. Through California Air Resources Board’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program, BMW can “power” their customers’ electric vehicles with ultra-low carbon intensity electric fuel produced from biodigester technology on the Straus Organic Dairy Farm.

Straus Family Creamery Reintroduces Organic Barista Milk Line for Culinary Professionals

April 7, 2021 Straus Family Creamery

As the nation’s hospitality industry and its farm suppliers move toward pandemic recovery, Straus Family Creamery, a leader in organic dairy farming innovation and climate-positive business practices, reintroduces its Organic Barista® Milk product line after limiting production to a narrower assortment during the first 12 months of the pandemic.