Farmers in the face of drought and economic disadvantage

Australia has been in an agriculture crisis for many years. 100% of NSW has now officially been declared in drought. Answers are few as farmers are in survival mode. How did we get here?

Thunderstorm Asthma Inquest

This article questions if the coroner's inquest will be able to deliver real solutions. Australians can get caught up in details, miss a few truths, and then over-regulate to create safety.

The terrain and the reductionist approach

Research shows we need an abundance of beneficial, diverse species microbes to crowd out harmful ones. It is time authorities look at the reasons why raw drinking milk should be available in Australia.

The Raw Milk movement is on the move

On the 3rd of May 2018 dairy farmers who produce raw drinking milk (RDM) met with the FSA with the aim of working together to ensure the continued sale and appropriate controls for the sale of RDM.

Listeria in Australia

A sixth person has died from listeriosis linked to contaminated rockmelon and a Victorian woman had a miscarriage linked to the outbreak. The nationwide total of people affected remains at 19. 

Nourishing Fats and the Vegan Opposition

This article discusses two topics: why some desire nutrient-dense animal food and vegans targeting food producers. Why is consumer choice so limited? Why is there conflict over food production methods?

Raw dairies keep farming and show resilience

Sustainable farming is under pressure, however farmers keep farming because they get immense satisfaction from being in harmony with nature. Customers love the nutrient-dense food they provide.

The Raw Milk Institute

The Raw Milk Institute was founded in 2010 to develop and provide raw milk food safety standards, farmer education and farmer-to-farmer mentoring. RAWMI is a nonprofit organisation with a board that includes raw milk producers, PhD veterinarians and researchers from around the world.

The Zombie Apocalypse is here

Look at images synonymous with the Zombie Apocalypse. The earth is stripped of an eco-system. The inhabitants are deprived of a healthy microbiome; they are immune compromised.