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How does ordering work? 

How does ordering work? All ordering is done via this website here. This is much quicker for you than having to phone an order in. Doing it this way means that you can make and amend your order straight from your phone – easy! The cut-off for orders is 1200 hrs (mid-day) the day before. … Read more

 

Can I speak to someone about setting up an account? You can give Dave a call on 07496 512276. He’ll be able to answer any questions that you may have. If Dave is unavailable, the Farm Office telephone number is 01290 550 307.

How do I set up an account? 

Mossgiel Calf-With-Cow, Whole and Semi-Skimmed Milk - Tastier than normal!

How do I set up an account? Click here and fill out your details. After roughly 24 hrs, once the Office have checked things over, you’ll be good to go. The office telephone number is 01292 550 307, if you have any questions about this. Once your account is active you can login here. The … Read more

What is ‘Non-Standardised’ Milk?

Two Cows eating Organic Pasture

‘Non-standardised’ basically means that no Cream has been skimmed off the top of the Milk. Or, to put it another way, all the natural goodness that the Cows produce has been left in. Why would cream be removed from Milk? Well, Cream is valuable; it is always more expensive than Milk. This is because Cream … Read more

What does ‘Batch Pasteurised’ mean?

Pasteurisation is the process of heating Milk to destroy any harmful bacteria that may be present before bottling / packaging takes place. In Scotland, it is illegal to sell Milk to the general public that has not been pasteurised. The only way that a Farm can sell raw milk in Scotland is if they are … Read more

What is the difference between ‘Pasture Fed’ and ‘Grass Fed’?

What is the difference between ‘Pasture Fed’ and ‘Grass Fed’? ‘Grass Fed’ means at some point the animal has eaten some grass, whereas ‘Pasture Fed’ means that all the animal has eaten is grass. No cereals or other non-grass feed. ‘Pasture Fed’ is therefore better than ‘Grass Fed’. The marvellous Cows at Mossgiel Organic Farm … Read more

What is Whole Milk?

We would say that it depends who you speak to! If you’re speaking to us then whole milk means exactly what you would expect – all of the milk that our awesome herd of Ayrshire Cows produce (pasteurised, of course). Ayrshire Cows produce between 4.5% & 4.9% cream, depending on what time of the year … Read more