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Canadians Rally for Food Freedom

Vancouver rallies for food freedom November 23rd 2011 in conjunction with all the other right to food choice rallies across the country. These food freedom rallies are in response to the irrational and heavy handed pressure on small-scale local organic food clubs and communities across North America and increasingly the rest of the Commonwealth as well. Corporate agriculture monopolies are doing their best to crush out the last remaining footholds of small-scale, traditional and artisan farmers. I just watched a video of a CSA dinner being shut down. Bleach was poured over lovingly raised, good food, it was hard to watch. I’ll post the video at the bottom of this page. Unbelievable folks. Is this the future of food? Not in my world.

HD 209 – Interview With Michael Schmidt

HD 209 – Interview With Michael Schmidt

In this short interview Michael Schmidt tells us why responsible food choices matter. The food freedom movement goes hand in hand with the Occupy Wall Street movement to end corporate control over every aspect of life. Michael Schmidt is a biodynamic dairy farmer who has a holistic understanding ...

HD 208 – Occupy Big Food

HD 208 – Occupy Big Food

Alice Jongerden -- local community dairy farmer tells her story at Occupy Vancouver, Oct 15th. In this passionate speech she tells how the government has blocked her from running our local community dairy and is now doing whatever it can to control every aspect of our freedom to make responsible ...

Canada’s Raw Milk Spy Camp (!)

Canada’s Raw Milk Spy Camp (!)

Well, as suspected, it turns out Canada's Vancouver branch of the North America Raw-Milk Spy Camp is still plotting against Our Cows cowshare. Check out this comment from Gordon S Watson on the Bovine's latest post about the FDA spying on American raw milk farmers: On Friday August 26th 2011 – ...

Cowshare Farm Day 2011

Cowshare Farm Day 2011

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Ai Wei Wei With Milk

Ai Wei Wei With Milk

On our trip to Portland we stopped in a couple book stores and I picked up the book Ai Wei Wei With Milk in one of them. Ai Wei Wei has recently been disappeared in China and there have been demonstrations around the world to find out where he is. After the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Ai Weiwei decided ...

Distillery Dairies – Factory Farm History 101

Distillery Dairies – Factory Farm History 101

Many people have been asking me what the problem is with pasteurization lately, and seem rather confused about why anyone would want to drink raw milk as most of us have grown up hearing the stories of how children were dying until we started pasteurizing milk. As usual, this isn't a simple black an ...

Real Milk Revolution

Real Milk Revolution

Please feel free to copy and post any or all of this information and images. (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License) The grassroots Real Milk movement was begun years ago, by Sally Fallon Morell in the US. Here in Canada, Michael Schmidt gave the movement an opportunity wh ...

Should We Trust Industrial Dairies?

Should We Trust Industrial Dairies?

Are the huge dairy corporations saving or destroying our world? Providing good affordable food for all or breaking up local communities and livelihoods? How nieve are we exactly? A simple google search of industrial dairies around the world reveals all sorts of dairy industry abuses, some of the ...

The Amazing Health Benefits of Kefir

The Amazing Health Benefits of Kefir

Reposting of the information about kefir put together over at www.bovinity.webs.com. A wonderful and well-researched look into how kefir can help with cancer, herpes, IBS, immune disfunction, allergies, colitis and leaky gut among many other things. Alternate names for milk-based Kefir Grains (a ...