Breakfast this morning was French Toast, made from homemade bread, fresh eggs (blown to keep the beautiful strong shells for Easter) and fresh raw milk from the cows we share with some neighbours, adorned with homemade strawberry jam and the last of our own maple syrup. Now the government want to deny my family this nutritious, natural, local meal.
We're legally allowed to drink raw milk in BC. But no-one's allowed to sell it to us. Tuesday's BC Supreme Court ruling just shut down the same type of "cow-share" program that we quietly enjoy here - we pay for a "share" in a cow, then get our share of yummy, full-fat and full-nutrition fresh raw milk for our butter, cheese, yogurt and whipped-cream making, as well as for drinking.
People are given the legal choice to consume, buy and sell cigarettes, alcohol, GMO produce, and hotdogs scooped up from the slaughter-house floor, but not raw milk? I just worry about when the Egg industry will become as strong as the Dairy industry and shut down my little fresh egg operation so we all have to buy those pale yellow watery tasteless unhappy "Safeway" eggs.
I'm ranting. Stop listening to me and please read this amazing article by Nadine Jazz, who says it all much much better.
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