Posts Tagged: Local Food


9
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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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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25
Nov 11

Letter to Legislature

This letter was written by Jan Steinman, a BC dairy goat farmer. Jan was one of the people who coordinated the Victoria rally on November 23, 2011. Dear Legislative Assembly Member Coell, I am a constituent in your riding, and would like your support in a matter that impacts food sovereignty, support of local farming, […]

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24
Nov 11

Victoria Food Freedom Rally – November 23, 2011

The following report is from Nadine Ijaz, one of the rally organizers.  I may have more on this rally in the next few days.  They had a great turnout! We had FOUR MLAs standing in support with us at our Victoria BC Rally: Opposition Agriculture Critic Lana Popham, MLA Jenny Kwan (Vancouver – Mount Pleasant), […]

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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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25
Oct 11

Reflections of a Raw Milk Consumer and Advocate – How Did I Get to This Place of Supporting Michael Schmidt

As I sit in my office at 10 p.m. on Tuesday the 25th of October without solid food in my stomach because I have been doing the solidarity fast in support of Michael Schmidt, I have been doing some deep thinking.  This evening a client asked me why I got into this.  She knows how […]

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25
Oct 11

Links to interviews and videos with Michael Schmidt – Educate yourself on food rights!

Listening to and watching these videos and radio programs will help to educate you on the issues of food freedom that Michael Schmidt and his thousands of supporters are fighting for.  I’ll be adding to this list as videos become available.   Michael’s message to supporters http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzPkDCf7pYw Commercial Dairy Farmer supporting raw milk on  120 AM […]

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18
Oct 11

Letter to Government Straight From the Heart of Donna Costa

I’m printing this with permission from Donna Costa the London Weston A. Price Chapter Leader.  Hopefully more people will be inspired to write their personal letters to the government officials, McGuinty and the Ag & Health Ministers both Federal and Provincial after reading ours. Her letter is posted below or you will find a pdf […]

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13
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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