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Milk and Cookies in the park in Fergus Monday Nov. 21, with Michael Schmidt

From a post by Pat Winter on the Support Michael Schmidt Facebook page:

Michael Schmidt (left) in a picture from Pat Winter's Facebook page.

Meet Michael Schmidt in the park and partake of milk and cookies.

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Michael Schmidt,my farmer and friend, will be sentenced by Ontario Judge Peter Tetley on November 25, 2011 at 9:30 am per a recent appellate ruling which overturned a previous court decision that he did indeed have a legal right to provide cowshare owners with raw milk. Continue reading


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Michael Schmidt speaks, shows “Milk War” movie at Belwood Lake, Ontario

From the Fergus Elora News Express:

Pat Winter with Michael Schmidt at the raw milk blue bus last month.

November 8, 2011

Raw milk activist speaks

More than 40 people met at a farm near Belwood Lake Saturday afternoon to see the documentary film, Milk War, and hear Durham farmer and raw milk crusader Michael Schmidt.

The hour-long film tells the story of Schmidt’s battle with the government to legalize the sale of unpasteurized milk in Canada. Continue reading

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Pat Winter is camped out at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice waiting for the Michael Schmidt raw milk verdict which was promised for “sometime tomorrow”

It was a dark and rainy morning at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Newmarket....

This post will consist of a series of text messages sent from Pat’s Blackberry, providing updates throughout the day. Check back often to follow the latest developments in the story. Messages will be posted here in reverse chronological order with most recent messages appearing at the top.

This is entirely Pat’s initiative. No one asked her to do it. It’s all about freedom and taking personal responsibility for things. In today’s world where would we be if people didn’t feel empowered to take action on things that matter to them? If there’s a deeper message here, it’s how passionately some people feel about this issue. Continue reading


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