Posts Tagged: free range eggs


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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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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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Sep 11

Thoughts On Eggs

Just visited Dragonfly Farm outside of Chatsworth, Ontario (www.dragonflyfarmstore.ca) and bought some eggs from Cindy and Mike Wilhelm.  Mike and I talked about the way that people think about food these days.  On the way home I got to thinking about how we have come to view eggs.  A week ago I was out of […]

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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

Organic vs Conventional Chicken Barns

Recently I contacted the Ontario Organic Council with this question:  My colleagues and I are having a discussion about organic foods and wondering if you can answer a question for us.  It is our understanding that organic chicken can still be raised in a barn in mass numbers as long as they are given organic […]

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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

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

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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Apr 11

Dr. Weston Price and Dr. Pottenger

The work of these two doctors shows that much of what we have been told on the food guides of both the USA and Canada is not really health promoting. Anyone who has followed a traditional diet for a while knows that eating this way makes us feel much better, much healthier and much more […]

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