If you're looking to buy your milk somewhere other than Coles or Woolworths, this is the place to find it. Please remember, if you DO buy your milk in a supermarket, it CAN benefit farmers IF it is 'branded' milk - e.g., Devondale is a Murray Goulburn brand, Pauls is Australian-produced milk from Queensland, owned by the Italian Parmalat company; Dairy Farmers, Pura and The Complete Dairy are also Australian milk brands owned by the global food giant Lion; Anchor is a Fonterra brand. In Australian supermarkets, all those brands are Australian milk. It's a complex picture, but you have a choice. This page is provided to help you exercise that choice. Whatever you do, please avoid buying Coles or Woolworths plain-label/home-brand milk. It's still high quality Australian milk produced by the same farmers, but those companies' practices are screwing farmers and that's part of the picture you can re-shape by not buying these plain label products.
You can also add your favourite farmer-friendly milk brand to the list and let others know where it's available.
If we all pool our local knowledge, we can help each other find better milk - and you will be helping your local farmers.
(We put this together in a hurry, so please excuse any glitches!)
Please add, share, but most of all, use this list to make better purchasing decisions - it WILL make a diference!
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|Brand||Sourced From (Region or farmer)||Available at (outlets)||Address||Available around (City or region)||Added by||Crowd consensus|
|Green Pastures Milk||South Western Districts, Victoria||Leo's Kew||26 Princess Street||Kew, Melbourne||Michael from Melbourne||1 0|
|Green Pastures Milk||South Western Districts, Victoria||Lancefield Fruit Shed||42 High Street||Lancefield||Michael from Melbourne||2 0|
|Green Pastures Milk||South Western Districts, Victoria||Happy Apple (Ascot Vale)||185 Union Road||Ascot Vale||Michael from Melbourne||2 0|
|Green Pastures Milk||south Western Districts, Victoria||Foodworks (Ascotvale)||181 Union Road||Ascot Vale||Michael from Melbourne||2 0|
|Green Pastures Milk||South Western Districts, Victoria||Lamanna Direct||10 English Street||Essendon Fields||Michael from Melbourne||4 0|
|Shulz Organic Dairy||Timboon Dairy||Yarra Street Quartermasters||131a Yarra Street||Geelong||Patrick from Geelong||3 0|
|Timboon Dairy||Timboon Dairy||Yarra Street Quartermasters||131a Yarra Street||Geelong||Patrick from Geelong||3 0|
|St David Dairy||St David Dairy||Padre Coffee Stores||438 Lygon St, Brunswick East Stall 33, South Melbourne Market, South Melbourne Shop 48, Royal Arcade, Elizabeth St, Melbourne String bean Alley, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne||Brunswick East / South Melbourne / Melbourne CBD||Kayla from Reservoir||3 0|
|Sungold Milk||Warrnambool Cheese & Butter||Barwon Heads IGA||3 Bridge Road||Barwon Heads||Andrew from Ocean Grove||3 1|
|Green Pastures||South West Victoria Region||Barwon Heads IGA||3 Bridge Road||Barwon Heads||Andrew from Ocean Grove||3 0|
|Schulz Organic Dairy||Timboon||The Fresh Market Warrnambool (Farmers Market)||Lake Pertobe, Pertobe Road||Warrnambool||Tania Ferris from Warrnambool||4 0|
|Schulz Organic Dairy||Timboon, Vic.||Terra Madre Organic Store||103 High St, Westgarth||Westgarth||Simon from Timboon||2 0|
|Schulz Organic Dairy||Timboon, Vic.||Dunkeld General Store||93 Parker St, Dunkeld||Dunkeld||Simon from Timboon||1 0|
|Schulz Organic Dairy||Timboon, Vic.||Lamanna Direct||10 English St, Essendon Fields||Essendon Fields||Simon from Timboon||3 0|
|Schulz Organic Dairy||Timboon, Vic.||Organic Wholefoods||277 Smith St, Fitzroy||Fitzroy||Simon from Timboon||1 0|
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