TUESDAY JANUARY 26: Today in Thornhill, several Glencolton farmshare member were interviewed by a television crew for an upcoming program on TV Ontario (photo below). TVO will also be sending a camera crew to cover the Raw Milk Symposium in Guelph this Saturday, January 30th.
TVO producer Liane Kotler interviews farmshare members at “The Blue Bus”.
Mark McAfee flew in from California to Canada this week for the Raw Milk Symposium this coming Saturday and stopped by to chat today with the farmshare members as well. That’s Mark, in the photo below, signing the food rights declaration on the side of the Glencolton Farms truck. Mark met with the farmshare members together with his wife Blaine who will also be presenting at this weekend’s Symposium. Thanks to David Pickett for the photo.
Mark runs a large raw milk farm and dairy in California and has been active in helping establish standards for raw milk production in the U.S. through the RAWMI organization.
From Augie, at the Journal of Natural Food and Healing:
“The vaccination choice movement is growing fast. Today, I was at a Gun Show and spoke to many young fathers and mothers–some pregnant and some holding babies or had them in strollers. They were very concerned about the safety and need for so many vaccinations. They wanted several of our vaccination choice flyers to give at work, at school or their moms club.
One worked at a day care center and is going to hand them out to all the young mothers. No sooner I got home, Ann Daschel, an editor of Age of Autism, alerted me to this excellent TV news coverage–and it is fair and balanced–and focuses more on the right to choose and vaccine-injured children. This is in West Virginia–one of the strictest vaccine before education [states] in the nation. (I have clipped the news story under fair use for education under the copyright law.)…” Continue reading
From the TV show, Portlandia:
From Heather Malick in the Toronto Star:
“…As early as February, the city, having halted prosecutions of the urban chicken movement, will study small no-roosters urban coops. My favourite city councillor, the sainted Mary-Margaret McMahon (Ward 32, Beaches-East York), is thrilled. “It’ll be people who are into urban agriculture and food security and growing vegetables in their yard.” She dismisses worries about smells and noise.
I do not. I have enough trouble with the smells and noise of humans without coping with their poultry. Continue reading
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“A fresh perspective on autism research with the developing “Bacterial Theory” of autism. The fastest-growing developmental disorder in the industrialized world, autism has increased an astounding 600 per cent over the last 20 years. Continue reading
From CTV.ca coverage of the Nov. 2nd rally. Full video on CTV news.
Michael Schmidt in Vancouver yesterday. Frame grab from CTV video.
From 3 Wheeled Cheese:
“A decision by a Dane County judge to block a northeastern Wisconsin farm from selling raw milk might have reignited a longstanding debate over free taste and health safety. Continue reading