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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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“The Politics of Food” — WAPF Wise Traditions 2010 conference Nov. 12-15

One of many magic moments from last year's Wise Traditions conference. That's WAPF president Sally Fallon in the middle.

October 12, 2010-WASHINGTON, D.C.— The intense debate generated by proposed food safety legislation, ongoing government opposition to raw milk, and raids by agents with guns drawn on private food clubs in California and Ohio, has vaulted the subject of food politics into the eye of consumers and policy makers. Should small farms be regulated? Are the USDA dietary guidelines improving health or causing disease? Do citizens have a right to the foods of their choice? Continue reading

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A new era of [raw milk] activism

The following article, by Sally Fallon Morell and Michael Schmidt is from the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund news:

Sally and Michael raise a glass to eventual raw milk victory. FTCLDF photo.

“All truth passes through three phases: first it is ignored, second it is violently opposed; third it is accepted as self-evident.” The words of philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer describes the traditional nutrition movement in general and the raw milk movement in particular. Today the best gauge of our progress in the raw milk campaign is the fact that we have moved from the first to the second stage. The recent raids on raw milk producers in Wisconsin and Minnesota, unfounded allegations distributed to the media, the Wisconsin governor’s rejection of raw milk legislation passed with overwhelming support—actions all aimed at sending conscientious farmers into bankruptcy and denying nature’s perfect food to those who need it—indeed, the phase of violent opposition has begun. [Editor’s note: That’s “violent” as in raw milk is being violently opposed by people who perceive it to be a threat to their perceived “interests”.] Continue reading

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Sally Fallon at Wise Traditions U.K.

Kimberly Hartke has a report and videos from Sally Fallon’s talk at Wise Traditions U.K.:

Click picture to go to Kimberly Hartke's post about the conference

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