Despite the current stalemate Cow Share Canada is holding another level one Cow Share College at Glencolton Farms this coming Saturday.
This course is open to Farmers and Consumers alike to understand the requirements, standards, and social implications before venturing into the new concept.
The following topics will be addressed:
Safe Raw Milk Production
Biology of Milk
Safe Handling of Raw Milk
Cow Share: a co-operative structure
Kowarsky cow share ruling, Tetley ruling
Cow Share member relations
how to connect
how to maintain
how to develop reliable partnerships
how to manage expectations
completion of courses
testing requirements of cows
inspection by independent dairy inspector
Michael Schmidt is pleased to announce the participation of Tim Wightman leading this cow share college because of his own current limitations.
Tim Wightman has been in agriculture all of his life. He has pioneered CSAs, organic cooperatives, farmers’ markets, the Cow-share program, Farm-share program, Milk Direct raw milk testing program while living in Northern Wisconsin. Tim consults worldwide with dairy farmers on raw milk safety and direct marketing. He is an instructor in Cow-Share College & Goat-Share University and the author of the “Raw Milk Handbook”. His new “From Grass to the Glass – Chore Time” DVD instructs farmers in raw milk production.
Please contact Cow Share Canada at email@example.com for registering
Here’s the course outline from an earlier Level 1 cow share canada course. This should be similar.