Posts Tagged: farming


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Apr 13

GMO Rally April 9, 2013

Today  I attended a rally against GMO alfalfa which took place in Waterloo.  Guelph, Stratford and a variety of other towns in the province had rally’s as well.  This action was hosted by the National Farmers Union Local 340, Council of Canadians Guelph Chapter, Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, OPIRG-Guelph and the Guelph Wellington Coalition for […]

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1
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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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

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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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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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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11
Dec 11

Sheep to be destroyed for no good reason!

This issue has been brought to my attention just recently and I ask everyone who reads this to go to the website and sign the petition. Dec 8, 2011—Hastings, Ontario—The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has elected to destroy a healthy flock of rare heritage breed Shropshire sheep at Wholearth Farmstudio, a Northumberland County farm […]

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23
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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10
Nov 11

The Last 7 Days (through the eyes of an organic farmer)

I am very fortunate to have so many friends who are farmers.  This article was written by one of my favourite farmers and I think it’s so excellent that it needs to be shared.  The story of the last 7 days of civilization.  Where we have been and where we are headed.  Enjoy! THE LAST […]

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18
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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