Daily Archives: May 9, 2011

“Milk War” documentary about raw milk and Michael Schmidt wins James Beard Foundation award in New York

In a scene from the award winning doc "Milk War", Michael Schmidt downs a glass of the good stuff during a protest rally featuring a live cow, on the steps of the Ontario Legislature.

TORONTO, May 9, 2011 – The original ichannel documentary Milk War has received a prestigious James Beard Foundation Award.

The hour-long film, which was produced for ichannel by Stornoway Communications and The Path to Gimli, earned top honours for best Television Special/Documentary in the Broadcast Media category at the James Beard Foundation Awards gala in New York on May 6. Continue reading

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Michael Schmidt off to Europe to talk about the raw milk repression and resistance here in North America

Update from Michael Schmidt, who for a brief while, is back at his farm in Durham Ontario before heading off to Prague for another raw milk conference:

Vive la difference -- raw milk automats are a popular form of distribution across Europe.

Last week was like running a marathon, a raw milk marathon. Many new and interesting developments are happening across the North American continent which are not all positive I have to say. Continue reading

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