Daily Archives: November 26, 2011

Is a $9,000 fine for selling raw milk appropriate? — asks a CBC poll

From Community Team on CBC news:

Dairy farmer Michael Schmidt, shown drinking raw milk outside a Newmarket court Friday, has been fined $9,150 for distributing and selling raw milk. (Jasmin Seputis/CBC)

“An Ontario dairy farmer guilty may be experiencing the bitter taste of defeat after being fined $9,150 for selling and distributing raw milk.

In September, an appeal court found Michael Schmidt of Durham guilty on charges related to the production and sale of unpasteurized milk.

It’s illegal to distribute raw milk in Canada — unless it’s to the farmer’s immediate family. Continue reading

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Handel’s Messiah with the cows in the barn at Michael Schmidt’s Dec. 17th

This just in from Michael Schmidt:

Handel's Messiah in the barn with the cows at Glencolton Farms

Click image to go to Symphony in the Barn website for more information.

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