April 18, 2014
via Midlife Farmwife
Heather Callaghan Activist Post This might not be a common scenario in your household, but it could be if you live near a state border and travel to a farm for fresh food and dairy. You go to your farm source and pick up your rich-tasting nutrient dense whit ...
April 15, 2014
Marcus Flores Activist Post When my father visits, he enjoys slurping down raw oysters by the dozen. I assume he knows this habit is not without a minor chance of food poisoning. While I prefer my food cooked, I do wash it down with a few beers. That is also not without its health risks. In fact ...
April 10, 2014
- Heather Callaghan
Activist Post Under current Illinois law, farmers can sell an unlimited amount of raw milk on the farm without a permit. Legislators and health officials were working hard to completely banish farm-to-consumer agreements in some sneaky ways. This was not lost on Illinois' thri ...
February 12, 2014
By Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton Homemade just tastes better – plus, we get to control the ingredients. Melissa and I got some raw milk from the farm and a simple cheese making kit. From there, we figured out how to make some simple and delicious farmer’s cheese from raw milk and t ...
January 2, 2014
By Brad Jordan The rebellion is taking hold The assault on raw milk continues. As more and more Americans find out about this whole, perfect food and attempt to access it, industry titans are scrambling to quell the rebellion. And the American Academy of Pediatrics is coming to their aid, endors ...
September 23, 2013
- Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton Activist Post We decided to take a road trip to a local farm in Central Texas to purchase some of the delicious and empowering raw milk (from grass fed cows). Not only was it a pleasant diversion to the countryside, but a worthwhile chance to put the journey for m ...
August 27, 2013
By Jonathan Parker Comfort foods, we all have our favorites. Ice cream, cheesy pasta, the ever-present chocolate. We eat them when we feel down, or stressed and we love it because it tastes great and deep down we know it's probably not the greatest for us. But the end resu ...
July 12, 2013
Heather Callaghan Activist Post All’s well that ends well, right? Perhaps it’s just not over yet. Were you in any way a part of the riveting saga of raw dairy farmer and private food club coordinator Vernon Hershberger? If you read anything about it you may have been amazed at the lo ...
June 22, 2013
Unlikely friends? Vernon, wife, jurors
Heather Callaghan Activist Post If you've been paying attention to the details of Vernon Hershberger's trial, the bigger picture is completely insane. The final result was a less punitive fine of $1,000 and $513 in court costs that a suppor ...
June 17, 2013
Brad Jordan Activist Post Will there be a whistleblower in the FDA? The FDA, USDA, and the monopolistic dairy processors they prop up rejoiced after a raw milk bill was defeated in Nevada earlier this month. Thanks to Governor Sandoval’s veto June 6, the people of that state will be depri ...
May 25, 2013
- Heather Callaghan Activist Post Into the wee hours of last night, after about 16 hours of deliberating, the Baraboo, Wisconsin court decided not to wait until Tuesday for a verdict. Four criminal misdemeanor charges are aimed at Vernon Hershberger for providing fresh food to his community throu ...
May 24, 2013
Heather Callaghan Activist Post Hopefully, you already know what's going down in Baraboo, Wisconsin. It's one of the biggest, precedent-setting food freedom cases in history that's got even conventional dairy industries watching. Raw milk is the smallest part of this trial - Vernon is fighting f ...
April 30, 2013
- In America, we're constantly fed a long litany of propaganda claiming that we're privy to more rights and freedoms than any other country in the world. The following countries, often regarded as oppressed, allow the sale and consumption of raw milk: