Food Hero: The Nelson Family

The Nelson Family in Minnesota used to raise their cattle conventionally, until illness and financial difficulties made the alternative path obvious. They switched to organic and selling milk though Organic Valley, a cooperative of farmers. Now they run a thriving family farm business. See them reflect on their transition and where it’s led them.

This film is part of the Real Food Media Project’s Food Hero series.


This film is a collaboration between the Real Food Media Project and Rikshaw Productions.

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Altura, Minnesota



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