Ticking Time Bomb? Former FCLO Users Wait and Wonder

Ramiel Nagel

At a memorial gathering in Connecticut for Ron Schmid last week at his farm home in Watertown, there were lots of fond remembrances by his friends, relatives, … READ MORE

Hot Documentary’s Questionable Path Making the Vegan Case

There’s a new foodie movie just out, and I have to admit, it really had me going. … READ MORE

Mourning Ron Schmid

Ron Schmid

The author, naturopath, and food rights activist Ron Schmid died unexpectedly last Thursday evening. He was 71, and died in his sleep at his farm … READ MORE

The Inspiring Message Behind Maine’s Food Sovereignty Success

Heather Retberg, at her farm in Penobscot, Maine.

It’s been nearly seven years since I first met farmer Heather Retberg in Maine and learned about … READ MORE

Canadian Courts Continue Pursuing Raw Milk “Terrorist” Michael Schmidt on Two Fronts

I have tried to provide ongoing coverage of Canadian raw dairy farmer Michael Schmidt’s seemingly endless legal travails. It is a challenge, though, because of the relentlessness of the government assault. (If you want to look back on some of this blog’s coverage, do a … READ MORE