Daily Archives: September 28, 2010

CTV news reports on Michael Schmidt’s takeover of controversial B.C. raw milk cowshare farm “Home on the Range”

Darcy Wintonyk of CTV-BC news reports on the latest raw milk developments in the lower mainland with Michael Schmidt and “Our Cows” (formerly “Home on the Range”):

Probably that's Darcy Wintonyk under the umbrella, flanked by her cameraman, interviewing raw milk farmers Michael Schmidt and Alice Jongerden for this story. Photo courtesy of Glencolton Farms.

An Ontario raw dairy crusader who recently won his fight to distribute unpasteurized milk has taken over a legally troubled Fraser Valley cow-share operation in hopes of winning the right to sell the controversial beverage in B.C. Continue reading

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Cafe Mom blog “Stir” calls raw milk “the sexy bad boy of the dairy industry”

That’s right folks, you read it right. Raw milk is not ALL about health. It’s also about attitude, about being sexy. I hope you’ll excuse me if I take this opportunity to repost that Terry Richardson photo of Josie Maran:

What can I say? Is it any wonder that Terry Richardson, the "bad boy" of fashion photography, would naturally gravitate to employing raw milk is such a way. As for supermodel Josie Maran, she said "I was grossed out at first, but it was the most delicious milk I'd ever tasted". Terry Richardson photo.

From the Cafe Mom blog, “Stir”:

“Wanna be a rebel, on the cutting edge of a food trend with attitude? Continue reading

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Let the media circus begin — local B.C. raw milk action planned for later today

Here’s Jeff Nagel, of BC Local News, with an excerpt from a story that appears on the Agassiz HarrisonObserver.com website

Shared cows in Chilliwack at OurCows (formerly Home On The Range dairy) near Chilliwack, in British Columbia, about an hour east of Vancouver. Photo via Agassiz Harrison Observer

“A cow-sharing co-op will serve up unpasteurized raw milk to supporters in Chilliwack Tuesday in defiance of public health officials’ repeated efforts to shut them down. Continue reading

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Raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt to serve milk today outside Fraser Health Authority office in British Columbia

Ontario raw milk crusader Michael  Schmidt is now in B.C., having flown there yesterday. He sends this brief update:

How the west was won -- Ontario raw milk farmer Michael Schmidt, Alice Jongerden (former agister of Home on the Range), with lunatic farmer Joel Salatin, who was giving a lecture at UBC.

Michael Schmidt travelled Monday morning to Vancouver to deal with the takeover of the Home on the Range cow share operation.

Mr Schmidt tried to meet all morning with Health officials but was repeatedly referred to the next level of bureaucracy. Continue reading

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