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.
Raw milk in Connecticut is exclusively produced by small, local farms and its fans often highly value their connection to the farmer. The milk is sold from the farmer's market, from a farm stand or a retail store.
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.
Wise Traditions speaks to Pete Kennedy, lawyer and defender of food freedom about the raw milk movement in the U.S. He explains the history, what's left to be done, and what we can do to be a part of it.
On Wednesday the raw milk community received the shocking news that the Ontario, Canada dairy farmer was sentenced to 60 days behind bars for obstruction, to be served over 15 weekends in order to allow him to continue farming.
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.
Australians are among the sickest in the world and a healthy ratio of fatty acids has proven before that it can help with better health, however finding these foods in Australia is challenging and very expensive.
The Pemberton family have been farming in Lancashire, England for over 130 years. They are one of the oldest farming families. Now they have diversified with a raw milk vending machine and a new farm shop.
In many farming communities it is accepted that raw milk is a beneficial food. Even research show that farmers and their children enjoy protection from asthma and allergies due to raw milk consumption.
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?
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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.