Posts Tagged: real food


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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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Feb 13

Raw Diary on Trial Again in BC

The last few days the attempt of court cases against Michael Schmidt and Gordon Watson have been happening in BC.  We should know the results of that by the end of the day today.  This case has gone on for months and has cost tax payers thousands of dollars.  I can’t even begin to explain […]

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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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23
Jul 12

Michael Schmidt in Court Again July 26, 2012

On July 12, 2012 Michael Schmidt will be in court again in Toronto.  It is very important that the courtroom be filled with people at this hearing.  The details can be found on the Canadian Raw Milk Advocacy Group website at this link.  http://rawmilkconsumer.ca/michael-schmidt-in-court-again-july-26-2012/  

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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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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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4
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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1
Jan 12

The Fat Myths

As 2012 gets under way I wanted to talk about saturated fat and health.  At New Years we spent the weekend with dear friends who are caught in the belief system that margarine is a healthy food and butter is to be avoided because it will clog the arteries.  Much research has proven this belief […]

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Dec 11

Thoughts About Food & Freedom for 2012

Well here I sit on December 29th writing my New Years blog post. This New Years we have rented a Yurt at a Provincial Park and are going camping with some friends in the winter in Ontario so I won’t be near a computer to post this. I love camping and this will be a […]

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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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