Our Pledge to You
Delicious Specialty Dairy Products
Hill Farm is a family farm that has been making delicious specialty dairy products in beautiful Sebastopol, California since 1968.
Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery Vision Statement:
At Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery our vision is to be a "different
kind of creamery" reflecting the values and sustainability of a family
farm while creating delicious dairy products of the
highest quality for everyone to enjoy.
Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery Mission Statement:
We dedicate ourselves with great pride to the sustainable production of delicious specialty dairy products. We aspire to set the standard of excellence for quality in the products we produce and services we provide, and are committed to fairness and integrity in our partnerships with employees, customers, suppliers, and all of our other business relationships. We are dedicated to maintaining our historical mission of being good stewards of the earth, and responsible members of our community.
Core Values, Our Pledge to you
- To Produce delicious specialty dairy products.
Our complete line of award winning and unique goat milk and lactose free cow milk specialty dairy products includes yogurt, kefir, and artisan cheeses. All are free of preservatives, artificial coloring, and only 100% fresh milk is ever used.
- To guarantee the health, happiness, and ethical treatment of all our dairy animals.
While Redwood Hill Farm is the first Certified Humane® goat dairy in the U.S., our cow dairy producer is also Certified Humane. Both farms are third party certified by Humane Farm Animal Care®.
- To support our contributing dairies.
We compensate our family farm producers with a fair price for their milk and fully support family farms.
- To honor and value our employees.
We pay a competitive wage to all of our employees and provide an excellent benefit package including full health care for all employees and their families.
- To continue our historical commitment to sustainability.
Our farm and creamery are fully powered by solar energy. The company has an extensive recycling program starting with reducing and reusing, and we constantly strive to improve sustainability throughout our farm and creamery.
- To support our community.
For over 30 years we have donated to and partnered with youth and agriculture organizations, local health needs, and environmental causes in our community.
- To demonstrate integrity.
We are committed to fair business practices with all of our business partners, providing them fair prices for their products and services. We hold ourselves accountable to the highest ethical standards in all that we do.
Our Commitment to a Sustainable Environment
Farm is proud to sustainably produce delicious specialty dairy products
for our customers to enjoy. We are committed to excellence and fairness
in our partnerships with employees, customers, and all of our business
relationships. We maintain our historical mission of being good stewards
of the earth and responsible members of our community.
- Our milking parlor and dairy is run with solar powered hot water.
- Our organic creamery is 100% solar powered.
- We provide electric vehicle recharging stations at our creamery, and use a hybrid company vehicle.
- Manure and straw/hay stems from smaller barns are composted and used for the vegetable gardens.
- Manure and straw/hay stems from larger barns is used as mulch around our fruit trees and then worked into the ground to provide nutrients for the trees.
- Reclaimed water is used to clean areas where it is acceptable.
- A reuse and recycle culture permeates throughout the creamery, the farm and its residents.
employee reward program for new ideas for re-using and recycling keeps
everyone on the alert for new ways to protect our environment.
Our Partners in the Community
Working in agriculture and
calling Sonoma County our home since the 1960's, Redwood Hill Farm is
proud to be partners with these community groups:
- CERES Project
The CERES Project supports individuals dealing with serious illness with free, delivered and nutrient-rich prepared meals, nutrition education, and a community of caring. We involve young people as volunteer gardeners and chefs, giving them direct, hands-on experience of the difference that fresh, healthy foods and community make, and of their own capacity to contribute.We build healthy communities by restoring fresh, whole and organic food to its place as the foundation of health, and by connecting people in heart-centered ways to themselves, others and the earth.
- Climate Protection Campaign
The Climate Protection Campaign is a California citizens’ group focused entirely on climate change. We create model programs for communities everywhere to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.To inspire, align, and mobilize action in response to the climate crisis. We work with business, government, youth and the broader community to advance practical, science-based solutions for significant greenhouse gas emission reductions.
- Daily Acts
Daily Acts fulfills a critical role in promoting positive examples to inspire vision, hope and action. Our work is grounded in the principle that simple, mindful choices significantly enrich our lives and world. Citizens and leaders easily become overwhelmed by the diversity and scale of our ecological and social crises. By highlighting amazing people and efforts that demonstrate sustainability, we share the powerful relationships, skills and tools needed for healthy lives and a resilient world. We support sustainability pioneers, empower emerging leaders to share their stories and enable engaged citizens to make bold changes for care of self, people and planet.
- Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
The Laguna de Santa Rosa is the largest freshwater wetlands complex on the northern California coast. The Laguna’s fourteen-mile channel forms the largest tributary to the Russian River, draining a 254-square-mile watershed which encompasses nearly the entire Santa Rosa Plain. Our mission is to protect, restore, and educate the public about the Laguna ecosystem. We have taken on big restoration and conservation science projects, expanded their education programs, and created the Laguna Environmental Center.
- Sebastopol Senior Center
The Sebastopol Senior Center creates and maintains an environment that encourages independence for seniors, provides learning, social, and recreational opportunities in pursuit of an active, healthy life. We provide resources and referrals for seniors, their family members, and other individuals. We also help the greater community understand the aging process and the issues that surround that process.
- Sonoma Humane Society
The Sonoma Humane Society has a long and proud history of leading the fight to end overpopulation and rescue, rehabilitate and place thousands of animals into loving homes. Founded in 1931, we are a non-profit, charitable organization funded solely with donations from individuals,
- Sonoma Land Trust
Sonoma Land Trust conserves scenic, natural, agricultural and open land for the future of Sonoma County by promoting private and public funding for land conservation, acquiring land and conservation easements,stewardship including the restoration of conservation properties, and promoting a sense of place and a land ethic through activities, education and outreach.
- Sonoma Land Paths
LandPaths' mission is to foster a love of the land in Sonoma County. LandPaths creates ways for people to experience the beauty, understand the value, and assist in healing the land in their local communities. LandPaths' public outings visit open spaces, farms and parks-in-development throughout Sonoma County that have been protected by your Sonoma County Agrigultural Preservation & Open Space District. Diverse by design & offered at no charge or sliding scale donation, these outings create opportunities for all residents to enjoy the outdoors.