From farmer Michael Schmidt:
Michael Schmidt and these homeschoolers were among the celebrants at Saturday’s fire.
Year after year we celebrate solstice with a huge St. Johns fire, built from brush and trees and scrap wood collected over the las 12 months.
It is part of a ongoing effort to reconnect to the seasons festivals in harmony with the whole year. Continue reading
Thanks to all the contributors; we’re still hoping to hear from a few more cities:
Raw milk and cookies; so good, so illegal -- from Victoria B.C. Photo: Kemal Holubeshen
First three Victoria pictures are from the Facebook album of Kemal Holubeshen
From co-organizer of the Victoria rally, Nadine Ijaz: “Some pics from our Victoria BC Food Freedom Rally today at the Legislature, with Shelby the cow with Kerry Van Wiltenburg, Shakti the cow with herdshare farmer Jan Steinman, four MLAS (Lana Popham, Jenny Kwan, Mike Farnworth and Nicholas Simons), local activists including Nadine E. Ijaz and Jackie Ingram, and about 85 others. Plus two public health officials filming Jan Steinman as he openly engages in civil disobedience by milking his goat and sharing the milk with a shareholder. We are hopeful on the Coast. Continue reading
From Charlene Bishop in Edmonton:
Poster for Nov. 23 raw milk events in Edmonton.
From Katy Helliwell (Regina):
OK, in Regina we are ready to go! Media and politicians in the know-check, posters made-check, speeches and speakers arranged-check, nice weather on its way-check so come on down to the Saskatchewan Legislature at noon on the 23rd. We need our collective voices to be heard so policies can begin to be reviewed and changed. Spread the word, see you there, thanks everyone!!
From Jan Steinman (Victoria, B.C.): Continue reading
From Margo McIntosh at Balance Your Apple (current as of Nov. 6):
“….November 23rd in Ontario – at 11 a.m. we are having a rally at Queens Park in Toronto – Michael is to bring a cow to milk (provided he is well). If he can’t we will find another farmer to do it. Organizers are Margo McIntosh at firstname.lastname@example.org and Charlotte VanGenechten at email@example.com Continue reading