Contempt of Court Ruling Will Be Given By Judge MONDAY OCTOBER 20TH
50 Eagle Street West, Newmarket at 9:30 am
With possible jail-time facing him, Michael Schmidt will find out Monday if he has the legal power to continue providing raw milk.
On that day, Judge Boswell will rule in a Newmarket courthouse on contempt of court charges arising from Schmidt’s refusal to stop offering “shares” in his dairy cows – a roundabout way he devised to deliver pure, unpasteurized milk to the people who want it. Continue reading →
Welcome to the bovine’s 100th post. We’ve been going for a little over a month now, since Sept. 6th, and we’ve tried to bring you raw milk news from across the continent and beyond. If anyone out there has leads or story ideas or would like to write something we’d be happy to hear from you. Write to us at thebovine at gmx dot com.
We found this little blurb about raw milk on the Northeast Kingdom Localvores blog. That’s from Vermont, in case you didn’t know. It seems the writer of this post, Annika, gets her milk from Tamarlane Farm, which is in her locality. Here’s some of what she has to say about it in her post from October 16th, 2008:
Local milk is easy to find in Vermont. Although numbers are dwindling, there are still several dairy farms in the area, and every supermarket carries Vermont milk. We took it a step further last month and started buying raw milk directly from the farm: Tamarlane Farm, to be more specific. You can pick their milk up right in downtown Lyndonville at the Freighthouse Restaurant (you have to drop off your own container and pick it up the next day).Continue reading →
"Bernard is right; the pathogen is nothing; the terrain is everything."
-- Louis Pasteur's deathbed words
"One has not only a legal but a moral responsibility to obey just laws. Conversely, one has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws. I would agree with St. Augustine that 'an unjust law is no law at all'." (Martin Luther King - Letter from Birmingham Prison, Alabama)