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.
Ben and Kristen are selling shares in their herd of 100% grass-fed Jersey cows in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. They are now producing a great quality raw milk because of adopting the standards of another state.
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.
This family allowed us a peek into their lives and how they converted from producing milk to the processor to raw milk. Eleven years on there are 70 animals on the farm producing 350 gallons of raw milk per day.
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.
Mark Lopez is an ex-veterinarian who utilised his experience to produce excellent quality raw dairy products from grass-fed Ayrshire cows. After almost a decade he knows the value of the food he is producing for the local community.
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.