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Global milk war ramps up as citizens face off with regulators

By Rady Ananda
Food Freedom

The battle for food freedom intensifies across the planet as citizens assert their right to raw dairy products unadulterated by drugs and genetically modified ingredients – in the face of authorities seeking to restrict our food choices and to criminalize entrepreneurs who operate outside the monopolized factory food system.

The State of Maine recently sued farmer Dan Brown for selling food and milk without State licenses, despite a local law that permits it. “Blue Hill is one of five Maine towns to have passed the Local Food and Community Self-Governance Ordinance,” explains Family Farm Defenders.

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Permablitz in Action

A film by Tanya Curnow

EAT THE SUBURBS takes the oil debate from the bowser to the backyard and follows Melbourne’s “permablitzers” as they prepare for the end of the oil age… one garden at a time. A Permablitz is a permaculture based garden makeover where
people come together to share knowledge and skills about food production.

Here is one in Australia, where inspired young people share the intention of weaning themselves fully off of the industrial agricultural system.

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