If you’re looking to keep tabs on what’s going down in the world of raw milk, you need to read more than just The Bovine, where we try to focus on the Canadian scene, and in particular, the Michael Schmidt story.
Probably the world’s best source for up to minute breaking news and commentary on raw milk developments in America has got to be David E. Gumpert’s “The Complete Patient” blog. In case you missed it, David has written the book on raw milk. Well, one of them at least. Probably the most recent book, and perhaps the only book on raw milk that addresses the food rights, as well as the health issues involved. It’s called “The Raw Milk Revolution“. Before he got involved with raw milk, David was a business writer. David’s Jewish background has sensitized him to the early warning signs of tyranny. Here’s an excellent example, from David’s latest post: Continue reading
From Sarah Spielman, on The Jew and the Carrot blog:
“I had my first sip of raw milk last summer. It was sweet, rich and tasted surprisingly good.
I drank the pure milk, straight from the glass jars it had been pumped into a few hours earlier without any further processing or pasteurization. The goat milk came from a farm outside of Boston run by a caring woman, Jeanette, who feeds her animals organic carrots and allows them sunshine, fresh air and movement.
Supporters of raw milk argue that its benefits include essential bacteria and enzymes that aid in digestion and immune support that are lost during pasteurization. It’s popularity has been growing rapidly in recent years and has slowly started to reach the kosher market. Continue reading
One of a series of biblically-themed ads for the Toronto Jewish Film Festival features raw goat’s milk served super-fresh at a theatre concession stand:
Hilarious poster for the festival (not raw milk related): Continue reading