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It was four years ago today that Ministry of Natural Resources officers raided Glencolton Farms over raw milk

Michael Schmidt has chosen these pictures to represent this decisive event in the history of raw milk in Ontario:

First block all traffic in or out of the farm

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Could pesticides be killing bees after all?

Here’s an excerpt from a story by Katherine Eban, writing for Fortune magazine titled “What a Scientist didn’t tell the New York Times about his study on Bee Deaths“:

Bee photo above from the Oregonian. See link at bottom of story.

FORTUNE — Few ecological disasters have been as confounding as the massive and devastating die-off of the world’s honeybees. The phenomenon of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) — in which disoriented honeybees die far from their hives — has kept scientists, beekeepers, and regulators desperately seeking the cause. After all, the honeybee, nature’s ultimate utility player, pollinates a third of all the food we eat and contributes an estimated $15 billion in annual agriculture revenue to the U.S. economy. Continue reading

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