Posts Tagged: farmer


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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 12

Montana Jones – LifeStock 2012

Before I begin to write about the LifeStock event yesterday in Hastings, Ontario, I want to show you some pictures that are just plain heartwarming.                                       The Shepherd and her charges.  These sheep love and trust this […]

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18
Sep 12

Support For Raw Milk Farmers In Ontario

Today about 30 people were at a farm just north of Clinton, Ontario in the cold and rain to show support for their cow share farmer.  Raw milk consumers are realizing the importance of speaking up and supporting their farmers.  Farmers who board, care for and milk cows for informed consumers deserve our support when […]

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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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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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Nov 11

Food Freedom Rally – Queens Park Toronto – November 23, 2011

For those of you who have seen the difference that raw milk has made in your own health or the health of your children or loved ones, doesn’t this sign say it all!  Many of us are waking up to the benefits of raw milk and many people right across Canada came together today to […]

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Oct 11

Farmer Speaks Out On Food Freedom

I am posting this with permission from Jan Steinman, a farmer in BC.  It’s well written and something I think everyone should see.   Dear email correspondant, You know I don’t pass around this sort of thing very often. But this is near and dear to my heart and my livelihood. Henry Kissinger said, “If […]

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Oct 11

Food Freedom Rally, Owen Sound 2011

  My friend Andrew Kohl did this awesome video for us of the rally with Michael Schmidt and Sean McGivern from the NFU in Owen Sound on October 13th, 2011.  Enjoy! Food Freedom Rally for Raw Milk, Owen Sound, October 13, 2011    

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Oct 11

Raw Milk Rally in Owen Sound, Oct. 13, 2011

Today a large group of people congregated outside the Grey Bruce Health Unit offices in support to the raw milk movement in Ontario and across Canada.  This rally was organized by Sean McGivern, a farmer, the president of the Grey County National Farmers Union, a great speaker and activist.  The turnout was fantastic!     […]

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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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