With a herd of more than 200 Jerseys, Guernseys, Holsteins, and Brown Swiss cows, Eastleigh Farms in Framingham is one of the few raw milk dairies in Eastern Massachusetts. But it is far from easy to run a farm, said owner Doug Stephan, who bought the 114-acre spread a decade ago. “Cows are sensitive, kind, loving and smart animals,” Stephan said. “Most farmers look at them as machines that give milk, but I have become very connected with them, which I think leads to quality milk.”
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