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Summer Talks and Tours

What is the best way to feed our population without wrecking our planet? David and Wilma Finlay, founders of The Ethical Dairy, are hosting a series of events this summer...

The Ethical Dairy to increase production

Press Release: The Ethical Dairy is to increase production of its range of cheeses made with milk from their Cow-with-Calf dairy herd after being awarded funding by the Scottish Government...

The Politics of Food Production

With Brexit fast approaching and governments trying to plan for a post-Brexit food system that will address the food-related challenges facing society over the coming decades, the various players are...

A calm spring turnout

One of the highlights on any dairy farm is when the cows go out to pasture in the spring. Over the past few years we’ve invited members of the public...

Is it time for kinder dairy farming?

We formally launched The Ethical Dairy this week and we’ve been thrilled with the response. The support and encouragement from members of the public, organisations, elected representatives and indeed from...

For the cow who has everything

Merry Christmas everyone. We Finlays aren't renowned for buying each other Christmas presents, far less ones for the farm animals. But this year has been an exception. Christmas morning saw...

Twitter Storm

We seem to have stirred up something of a hornet’s nest after writing a letter to The Guardian in response to George Monbiot’s article ‘Goodbye - and Good Riddance -...

A Year of Calf with Cow Farming

It has been almost a year since we re-started the final part of our ethical dairy farming system – leaving the calves with their mums while still milking them once-a-day...