“Just got back from the New Westminster courthouse. Our cowshare family spent a loving day together listening to the interactions between the lawyers, judge, Gordon Watson and witnesses over what seems to be unravelling as a case of malicious intent on the part of Fraser Health against this private local community of people who enjoy owning a lovingly cared for and properly fed cow.
The thing that stood out to me, as I observed the people who appeared in the courtroom today to show their support for Gordon Watson and Michael Schmidt, was the diversity of the people there. I guess I too have fallen for the way the mainstream media likes to portray folks in the raw milk movement–as being ignorant fundamentalist crazies. The Vancouver cowshare family is a beautiful example of a gathering of intelligent people from all kinds of backgrounds, different religions and opposing political views. People who remain connected to their traditional food rituals….”