Dick and Ruby Bengen own and operate Ruby Ridge Dairy on 2200 acres in the beautiful rolling hills just north of Pasco, Washington, USA. The couple started at Ruby Ridge in 2006 with just 1000 cows. Now the Bengen’s currently have approximately 2000 lactating cows and 2100 heifers.
Fair Oaks, Indiana is the home of the well-known Fair Oaks Farms. Just 75 minutes from downtown Chicago, this large family-run operation integrates all aspects of farming in their business model. The land, crops, animals, food and people involved in this business are all working together to improve their surrounding environment, allowing Fair Oaks Farm to be both efficient and transparent to the public. Sustainability is their motto.