Posts Tagged: beef


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Apr 13

An Organic Farmer on GMO Alfalfa

Linda Laepple, an organic farmer from near Kitchener, spoke at the Guelph GMO Alfalfa demonstration on Tuesday April 9th.  See www.laeppleorganic.ca for more information on the farm and for a great source for local organic food.   The Laepple’s potatoes are to LIVE for!  Linda is a farming activist and involved in a number of […]

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Oct 11

Brad Martin on Grass Fed Beef

This is a newsletter that Echo Valley Grass Fed Beef put out this fall.  I liked the way he explains how a farm like his raises the animals and about what makes this type of meat so much better than conventional that I thought I’d post it here for your education.  More information on why […]

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Jul 11

Farm Day at Echo Valley Grass Fed Beef

One of my favorite farmers is having an open house. The information about it is below. This is a great way to introduce children to a real working farm and to educate yourselves on what grass based sustainable farming is. At the same time you can try out some grass fed beef burgers. I highly […]

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Jun 11

Permaculture Farming For A Healthy Future

There are different ways of farming including organic, biodynamic and permaculture that can not only save our planet and feed us in the future but can also bring humanity back into a working relationship with nature.  Our future depends on more people understanding why they need to seek out these farmers and support them. Here […]

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Jun 11

Stepping Up To The Plate – Abattoir Meeting In Chesley

Stepping Up To The Plate – Abattoir Meeting In Chesley, Ontario June 6, 2011 In an attempt to bring more attention to the public to the issues surrounding the loss of our small Ontario abattoirs, the Malcolm Branch of the Bruce County District of Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario held a public meeting at the […]

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May 11

Abattoir Meeting in Chesley Ontario for June 6, 2011

I have received this press release from the Malcolm Womens Institute about an upcoming meeting on the abattoir issues in Ontario. This is a very important subject for anyone involved in the processing of meat and for consumers who eat. If we want to continue to have access to healthy local meats we need to […]

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9
May 11

Conventional Farmers Won’t Eat Their Own Food!

Listen to this farmer on the subject of small farmers vs conventional large producers.  Products grown on these small sustainable farms are healthier and better for the environment. Farming factory style is just not healthy for the animals or the plants grown that way. Since we are a product of what we eat, it makes […]

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May 11

Laepple Organic Farm

I have been to visit another amazing farm and had the opportunity to help with some field work there one evening. Great people and a great farm! They are West of Mannheim following Ottawa Street from Kitchener Ontario and heading west. There is a sign at the road so easy to find. Linda and Fritz […]

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Apr 11

Press Release – Abattoirs in Ontario – April 25, 2011

This is a press release from the Malcolm chapter of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario concerning the closing of the small abattoirs and that impact on our small farms.  It is imperative that we speak up on this issue since the loss of the small abattoirs will be a disaster for the small farms […]

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Apr 11

A Tribute To Farmers

I found this video on YouTube and thought it was beautiful enough to share here. It’s called God Made Farmers and is a really nice tribute to these people who grow our food. Enjoy!

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