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We are no longer doing cow shares. 
If you are interested in raw milk for your family
you can visit
They have sources of raw milk listed by state and city.

Maple & Violet Maple & Violet Maple & Violet
     Maple and Violet, registered Jerseys, are the newest members of the Ritter Family Farm.  Together they provide about 7 gallons of milk daily for our family.  We are now offering cow shares to those interested in having raw milk for their families.  If you are interested in raw milk, you can email  Below are links to facts about raw milk and the Tennessee Law signed by Governor Phil Bredesen on May 22, 2009.
Raw Milk Truth

Raw Milk Facts

Real Milk

Raw Milk Advocacy and Resources

Tennesseeans for Raw Milk

The Benefits of Raw Milk

Healthy Eating Segment on Raw Milk

Raw Milk vs Pasteurized Milk

Tennessee Cow Share Law  

Agriculture Committee 1
Amendment No. 1 to HB0720

Signature of Sponsor

Senate Bill No. 1114 House Bill No. 720*

by deleting all language of the printed bill after the enacting clause and by substituting instead the following:

SECTION 1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 53, Chapter 3, Part 1, is
amended by adding the following language as a new, appropriately designated section: ß 53-3-119.

Nothing in this part or any other provision of law shall be construed as
prohibiting the independent or partial owner of any hoofed mammal from using the milk from such animal for the owner's personal consumption or other personal use.

SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.  


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