26
Jul 12

Michael Schmidt Granted Leave to Appeal

This is a posting I did for the www.rawmilkconsumer.ca News link and I am reposting it here.  YIPPY!!!!!!!!! Today in Toronto at Osgoode Hall, Michael Schmidt was granted leave to appeal the conviction related to producing, selling and distributing raw milk.  This is fantastic news for our side of this raw milk debate.  The constitutional […]

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23
Jul 12

Michael Schmidt in Court Again July 26, 2012

On July 12, 2012 Michael Schmidt will be in court again in Toronto.  It is very important that the courtroom be filled with people at this hearing.  The details can be found on the Canadian Raw Milk Advocacy Group website at this link.  http://rawmilkconsumer.ca/michael-schmidt-in-court-again-july-26-2012/  

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23
Jul 12

Practical Farmers Union in Ontario

We have a new farmers union here that is looking to new ideas in order to help our food system and small farmers at the same time.  Its’ time for a change to the way agriculture is practiced in Canada and this new farmers union is my bet for the one that will help to […]

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18
Jul 12

Dill Havarti Episode

Why I didn’t try a cheese I’ve mastered already for the first time I used my new cheese press, I don’t know but alas I didn’t and now I’m waiting to see what happens to the the cheese I ended up with.  Read on! Lets go back to the beginning and see what I did […]

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18
Jul 12

Cheesemaking Tools

In this post as I wait patiently (NOT) for the Cheesepalooza project to get going, I am going to show you the equipment I have so far for cheese making. Since I started with gouda cheese, the first piece of equipment I bought was a Kadova mold.  The Kadova is the exact shape for traditional […]

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18
Jul 12

Cheesepalooza Project 2012-2013

What is Cheesepalooza you might ask?  Here is something from Ian Treuer (I’ll give his blog address below) that explains the process.  Also if you click on the badge at the right side of my site you will go to Valerie’s site where she outlines the whole project.  That is where you sign up to […]

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10
Jul 12

Raw Milk in Canada and Research Possibilities

Well the intent of this blog in the beginning was to talk about balancing a life by eating good food, keeping stress at bay and learning lifestyle habits that support those things.  It has turned out to be more of an activist blog but  I find myself so busy these days that my own blog […]

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26
Apr 12

Inspiration From Someone Who Should Be A Politician

Reading the Bovine today and inspired by a posting by Michael Schmidt.  I will put a link to the article at the end of my blog post.   I had to write about it here so that my thoughts are on paper.  My comment on Facebook this morning was “why is this man not running […]

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23
Mar 12

Raw Milk In Canada – A Solution

It’s been a couple of months since I have posted.  Life got busy and I’ve been working in the background for the food freedom/raw milk movement.  I’ve been slowly writing an article which today I feel I need to present here.  This battle for raw milk has been going on for over 20 years and […]

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04
Jan 12

Why You Can’t Find Heritage Poultry Anymore

Excellent article in the Globe & Mail on this subject that is so dear to my activist heart!  I hope Steven Harper does completely get rid of supply management in Ontario.  I want to be able to buy pastured chickens, turkeys and eggs and I believe it’s my constitutional right to do so!  How did […]

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