Two stories appeared on last night's 9 News about health conditions that can potentially benefit from raw milk for human consumption if it was available in Victoria. How many are willing to publicly speak out about it?
Eczema is the most common skin disorder in the industrialised word. The book The Good Skin Solution gives you all the tools you need to heal your skin naturally with the help of the probiotic drink kefir.
Catalyst has created two episodes exploring what happens to your health when you transform the bacteria living in your gut. Also more on the latest research from universities from around the world.
It is the social connection with the consumer on the farm that is missing. Here are some beautiful examples of the benevolence that ends farmer social isolation and economic disadvantage.
Dr. Maya spent a lot of time delving into the scientific literature and found that being exposed to diverse microbes is what makes our guts, immune systems and our brains healthy.
This farm in England installed a raw milk vending machine after a hard couple of years for farmers and hopes to sell at least 50 litres a day to top up what they had lost in recent years.
According to the Food Standards Agency the main benefit of selling raw milk direct is for farmers to get a fairer price for the milk. It is produced under strict quality procedures and sold direct to the consumer.
The greatest sight for dairy farmer Jon Appleby is seeing parents and kids walking into the farmyard to buy their eggs and milk from their local farm. His farm sells raw, unpasteurised milk direct to the consumer.
The British Columbia Herdshare Association is a non-profit society serving the herdshare community of British Colombia through providing support, education, and advocacy. They are doing some very inspirational work.
Hilltop Dairy Farm has deep roots in dairy farming since 1880. The farm embraced changed and now the consumer connection has been revived with the launch of Moo Cow Raw Milk.
William and Alex Wales of Norfolk joined the steady RAW MILK revolution by installing a milk vending machine on their farm rather than leaving the industry. Alex admits that it is selling better than expected.
Milk builds strong bones, but raw dairy may also prevent bone loss (osteoporosis). This 100% consumer funded study by Johns Hopkins University wants to look at raw cheese and its effect on osteoporosis.
Weir's Organic Raw Milk was named Best Food and Drink product at the Balmoral show, Northern Ireland's biggest food and farming event. The show attracted over 100,000 people from all over the UK.
This farm has a unique history rooted deep in their community and in food of value. The Alexander family in Richmond, Virginia operate a cow share program along with other pastured products.
The Coursey's dream to farm started in 2008 after contemplating what to do in their retirement years. For almost a decade now they have been selling raw goat's milk directly to the consumer and loving it.
Rosie and Dave milk Guernsey cows and have been selling their raw milk for over 20 years direct to the consumer. The last 15 years they've been selling their raw dairy on a weekly basis at the London Farmers' Markets.
Farming has been gravitating in different directions but the differences have never been so stark. Three systems farm for microbes but because of different inputs, values and expectations there are different outcomes.
The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute explores how gut health can affect our brains and specifically a shift towards maintaining and improving healthy gut bacteria.
What is an open secret? It's a concept that may be known in certain circles but not generally acknowledged. The mystery guarantees that people will not be able to understand it or act on it.
This farm is popular with locals and raw milk tourists from Australia and New Zealand. Thank you Bunkers Hill dairy for making your farm 'public friendly' and inviting consumers in.
Ahimsa dairy hails from a culture that reveres the cow as sacred. Forget politics, what the world needs now is a revolution in consciousness.
With good farming practises dairy farmers cultivate unique beneficial microbes on their farms that can add value as it expresses in a desirable cheese or high quality raw milk. That's real value.
Dr. Michael Mosley is touring Australia with his new book. Science now demonstrate the profound link between the the microbiome and the immune system and how we can take matters into our own hands.
One of Australia's most ethical dairy farmers have been saddled with fines more than $50,000. What could possibly have justified such excessiveness and high-handedness and is it fair?
"Most of the diseases are nutritionally related to the fact that we don't have the trace elements in our bodies that we need for our immune systems to work. The reasons why we don't have the trace elements is because our soils are not functioning anymore..."
Smiling Tree Farm micro-dairy have a small herd of only 7 Jersey cows who are grazed all year round on organically grown pasture. They eat grass, clover, wildflowers and a diverse mixture of highly nutritious herbs.
Canadian Raw Milk supporters are going back to court for the most crucial hearing in 23 years. Learn why these farmers are so passionate about their right to produce this valuable food.
Mass hysteria erupted in a matter of minutes as thousands were gasping for air in a mass asthma outbreak around Melbourne. Nine people died. There has never been an outbreak as catastrophic as this one anywhere in the world.
This was a recent response written to a concerned doctor regarding raw milk consumption. It was written by Mark McAfee who is the CEO at Organic Pastures dairy in Fresno, California.
This NZ story asks if our love affair with dairy farming are over. Farmers are copping much of the blame for polluted waterways but do the public really know what's going on down at the farm? He also asks why can we not buy raw cow's milk from the supermarket?
Can't find what you're looking for?