Februdairy and the power of Social Media and Authentic Expression

We are approaching the midpoint of #FebruDairy 2019. Social media is a powerful social indicator of what people feel passionate about. Some dairy stories are going viral so far, and with reason.

The EAT-Lancet report and the Vegan Agenda

We’re on the cusp of switching from Veganuary to Februdairy. These are social media hashtags around which there have been many new developments that affect us all in a profound way.

The Rise of Milk Substitutes: how can dairy producers respond?

At the recent Oxford Real Farming Conference dairy farmer Christine Page from Smiling Tree Farm, gave a great presentation as part of the The Rise of Milk Substitutes: how can dairy producers respond? session.

Raw Milk System Improvements: installing the right controls and weeding out the dysfunctional

In the last couple of years, structures, rules and authority around raw milk systems around the world, have been going through a deep transformational process, which is much needed. As a human collective, we need to identify and weed out dysfunctional elements.

Regenerative Agriculture as one of the top censored news stories of 2018

According to Project Censored, Regenerative Agriculture as the "Next Stage" of Civilization is ranked 7th on a list of 25 of the top censored news stories of 2018.

Probiotic Microbes, Colonisation Resistance and the protective benefits in different terrains

Beneficial microbes improve health in many terrains. Colonisation resistance is a completely different way of thinking. When the information is applied, it is both pioneering and revolutionary.

Resistance to bacterial infections and raw milk Part 2

Prohibition-based policies around raw milk - which focus solely on minimising risk - are missing the critical point of raw milk's unique health benefits, at a time when they are desperately needed. We are “bacteriosapiens”. It is our nature.

Resistance to bacterial infections and raw milk Part 1

Both animals and people need a good diet to build strong resistance to disease and bacterial infections. For ruminants it is a nutrient-dense forage, and for humans it is a diet containing diverse living foods.

Understanding ‘bath milk’ in Australia: a unique perspective.

‘Bath milk’ a very complicated issue in Australia. This subject has been shrouded in enigma for more than a decade, and is up for discussion again because of a thesis that was published earlier this month.

Growing nutrient-dense food for dairy cows and humans

Soil scientist show that grassland really need the right kind of aerobic soil microbes, agrochemical-free farming, rotational grazing and high diversity of plant species, to create soil fertility and remineralised forage.

Farm justice for Australians

There is a call for farm justice and a food system in which family farmers can make a dignified living producing a diversity of nutritious food. It calls for structural incentives for environmentally sound production.

Potential pitfalls in raw milk systems

Systems that fail to identify all of the commonly known potential risks are common. Whatever steps system architects take have far-reaching consequences. It is necessary for decisions and alterations to be weighed and evaluated with the most careful and wisest of judgements.

NSW Raw Milk Amendments and Restrictions on 'bath milk'

Raw milk supporters have been writing to us in recent months asking about the availability of Cleopatra’s in New South Wales. It seems the raw dairy products that had been available on and off for over a decade, have now again disappeared from store shelves in NSW.

Ecosystem Collapse and Climate Change in Australia

The Global Soil Health Challenge call on governments to put systems in place to put atmospheric carbon back into the soil, however Australian politicians do not seem interested.

Probiotics, pathogens and superbugs and their effect on health

80% of immunity lies in the gut. Many consumers have ideas about probiotics that are simply not stacking up to science. Biology should not be ignored when it comes to modern diseases.