Does anyone know where in Houston I can buy milk in reusable/returnable glass bottles? You know, like the ones the milkman used to deliver? My daughter lives in Minneapolis where there are several grocery co-ops and has no problem finding it there. We recycle everything and have gone from buying milk in cartons (not recyclable) to plastic bottles, but I would love to be able to get it in glass. They sell goat's milk at the farmers' market, but I am looking for cow's milk. Thanks!
Like so many good things that eventually go the way of the devil, so has the Promised Land.
I don't recall the exact details but you can google it if you're really interested. Indeed Promised Land products did come in returnable bottles. You paid an extra buck for the bottle, and you got your buck back from the store when you returned it.
But unfortunately, a short while back, they "changed leadership." And the new "leadership" immediately did away with the returnable bottles.
Multiple locations in the Houston market carry Promiseland milk sold in the returnable glass bottle. They are hormone free, not terribly expensive, and even come in kid friendly flavours. Most markets will carry this product, but I know for a fact that the Houston Whole Foods locations do indeed have Promiseland milk.