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Canada Raw Milk Farmer’s Call To Arms

“The centralisation of our food system is currently the greatest danger to the food security of our nation.”

Since I am on the topic of raw milk this week I have to post this very important statement from Michael Schmidt. It was presented at a news conference on the steps of the Alberta Legislature, November 8th, 2010, this declaration is a powerful call to arms to support the small farmer and bring back small farms, and a rejection to recognize officials who refuse to even enter into a discussion:

Agriculture has been the backbone of Canada. History has taught us that a healthy agriculture is able to feed all the people and therefore creates a healthy and socially stable environment.

At the turn of the last century 70% of our Canadian population was actively involved in farming.

Quest for Raw Milk

Quest for Raw Milk

The community of real milk. I've been talking a lot about raw milk lately, but haven't really explained much of my own history and why I am so passionate about such a strange thing. While making my weekly journey to pick up my share of raw milk, the bright orange colors of the fall leaves stimula ...

Purple Cow Ice Cream

Purple Cow Ice Cream

Now we are talking extra tasty and healthy, with the right ingredients! Please only use top quality raw milk and eggs from a farmer you know for this recipe for full nutritional benefits. Purple cow was the name given to a favorite drink of yester-year: fresh raw milk and freshly pressed concord ...

Pottenger’s Cats

Pottenger’s Cats

I have been mentioning Pottenger's Cats quite frequently of late, as our cat Mishka is also from Pasadena originally and she just loves raw milk and cream. This hasn't always been the case. About a year ago I noticed a bald patch which was growing over her liver, we were too broke to take her to the ...

BC Crushes Local Food Community

BC Crushes Local Food Community

The past few days have been very disturbing, with a judge who is obviously in the pocket of the Milk Industry, refusing to even enter into a discourse about the situation of our local Community Supported Dairy. At the end of the trial he ordered our local Agister, Alice to stop milking our cows (poo ...

Defend Co-operative Dairying in BC

Defend Co-operative Dairying in BC

Tomorrow, Tuesday September 14th, 2010 there will be a hearing at the Court building in New Westminster against our local cowshare Home on the Range, please join us if you can. The address is 651 Carnarvon Street, between 6th and 8th Street, adjacent to Douglas College. Parking is hard to find in th ...

Raw Milk on Trial Again – Vancouver BC

Raw Milk on Trial Again – Vancouver BC

After getting typhoid in Burma/Myanmar in 2006 we lived in the Catskills in New York where we were able to get raw goats milk right from the farm. My digestive system had been so damaged by the typhoid and a wicked New Zealand mold and I really needed the fresh raw milk to help to heal. Any ...

Raw Milk: It’s Milk Without the Confusion

Raw Milk: It’s Milk Without the Confusion

Almost every summer, when I was a kid, I spent on the farm where my Grandmother was born, some kilometers outside Warsaw, Poland. Coming from Long Island New York, it was like stepping back in a time machine. If you wanted to make a call you had to phone a central switchboard and they would ...

HD 203 – Maple Rose Kefir

HD 203 – Maple Rose Kefir

Maple syrup and rosewater add a new dimension to kefir, which is a very affordable, easy, practical and tasty method to ensure you get your daily dose of probiotics to keep your intestinal garden (and as a result your immune system and practically everything else including emotions) in prime con ...

Wild Blackberry Ice Cream

Wild Blackberry Ice Cream

This delicious raw homemade ice cream will astound you with its fragrant flavor. Raw honey and cream, locally farmed free range raw eggs, wild blackberries and soaked and toasted walnuts make this treat utterly sin-free. Pure good good goodness. Makes 2 quarts 8 raw egg yolks, free range 1 ...