Kirk Kardashian
Kirk Kardashian
Author & Freelance Journalist


Milk Money: Cash, Cows, and the Death of the American Dairy Farm

With a foreword by Senator Bernie Sanders

University of New England Press

2012 • 278 pp. 10 illus. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"
Agriculture & Food Production / Agribusiness / Agriculture & Food Policy

Why is it that each year small dairy farms fail, despite the steady demand for this food staple and government subsidies?

Kardashian’s consciousness-raising journalism aims to boost knowledge about how milk is produced and why thousands of small farmers can’t make a decent living and are losing their farms.
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I am the author of Milk Money: Cash, Cows, and the Death of the American Dairy Farm (2012), an expose on the modern dairy industry and its effects on farmers, the environment, labor, and animal welfare. A senior writer at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, I live in Woodstock, Vermont with my wife, three children and a chocolate lab named Bodie.

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