Daily Archives: October 17, 2010

Organic farmer runs for Agriculture Secretary in Iowa — new hope for people who want to eat real food

Kathryn Pirtle on Facebook: “Fantastic video. A candidate who is a sustainable farmer that has the backbone to run against big ag!! WATCH THIS!! If you care about real food and sustainable farming–Please support this candidate.”

From the Sustainable Food blog:The Most Important Election Race for Foodies Continue reading

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Breast feeding, Ayurveda and the first principles of raw milk nutrition

Todd Caldecott takes a refreshing look at the whole raw milk issue (from his blog on UrbanDiner.ca):

Fundamentals of raw milk. Photo via She Knows Parenting website

Ok, a share of hands please.  How many of you have ever suckled a baby?  Maybe a few of you…? Ok then, how many of you were breastfed?   Continue reading

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“In war, truth is the first casualty” — blocking of online donations is latest attempt to silence news from Wikileaks

We interrupt our regular programming to bring you a story about the struggle for journalistic freedom which may not make it into the mainstream American media. This is from a story Thursday in The Guardian UK newspaper. It’s maybe no surprise to anyone that raw milk fans are not the only people dealing with rogue agencies of “government”. Raw milks fans may also be interested to learn about Julian Assange’s highly unconventional childhood and youth.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange holds up a copy of the Guardian after thousands of US military documents were leaked and exposed Photograph: Andrew Winning/REUTERS

“The whistleblowing group WikiLeaks claims that it has had its funding blocked and that it is the victim of financial warfare by the US government. Continue reading

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