Daily Archives: February 4, 2011

“Tale of two calves — one raised on raw milk and the other on pasteurized” story attracting a fresh resurgence of interest

From the stats page of the Bovine blog

A Tale of Two Calves, the report on an experiment carried out over several months at Glencolton farms, raising one calf on raw milk and the other on store-bought pasteurized milk has quite justifiably been the all-time most popular post on the Bovine blog, with a total tally of something over 17,000 hits.

Although it was published back in June of last year, the story has recently been attracting major interest, accounting for something like 1000 hits a day over the past two days. Somebody out there noticed it, and spread the word to their friends. Thank you to whoever that was! Continue reading


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“Milk War” raw milk movie screening at FLIKS festival in Nelson B.C. Feb. 11, 12 after Vancouver showing on Feb. 6th

Andrea Klassen, of the Nelson Star, interviews director Declan O’Driscoll:

Milk War film maker Declan O'Driscoll shoots footage of raw milk advocate Michael Schmidt at Queen's Park, Toronto, following a news conference in November 2009

“During the eight years Declan O’Driscoll lived in Nelson, his Yggdrasil theatre company toured West Kootenay with plays based on the mythology of the Valhalla mountains and classics such as The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.

But when O’Driscoll returns to the city February 11, he’ll be showcasing a work that’s all about contemporary concerns. Continue reading

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Trafficking Amish raw milk in New York

Jordan Heller, writing for “The Daily”, a “newspaper” for the ipad:


“Wearing a black-brimmed country hat, suspenders and an Amish beard, “Samuel” unloaded his contraband from an unmarked white truck on a busy block in Manhattan. He was at the tail end of a long smuggling run that had begun before dawn at his Pennsylvania farm. Continue reading

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