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The farm-to-table movement takes another step entirely at King Brothers Dairy in Northumberland.

Their milk goes from the cow and into the bottle without leaving the farm.

I took a behind the scenes tour at the bottling operation Monday morning at the dairy farm following U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue's visit.

Watch a short video of the bottling process below:

A crew of two to three workers operate the bottling line.

One person feeds the plastic bottles into the machine, another monitors the filling and capping process and a third person grabs the finished products from the conveyor to place them in crates for storage.

Jeff King, of King Brothers Dairy, said they bottle twice a week and will bottle all of their products on the same day.

“It adds to the quality, freshness and taste,” King said.

They include whole, low fat, reduced fat and chocolate milk. Other products include half and half, buttermilk and for the holiday season, eggnog.

The Kings will deliver their products right to your home or one can stop by their farm stand at 311 King Road which is open 9-6 during the week and 9-5 on Saturdays.

Local markets, delis, convenience stores and other larger grocery store chains carry their products.

"There is a lot of door knocking," King said.

For a complete list of where you can find their products, click here.

Adam Colver is the online editor at The Post-Star. He manages The Post-Star's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and He can be reached at


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