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If an imported United States sheep ever tested positive for scrapie in Canada, the impact on livestock cross border trade agreements would equate to an agricultural earthquake for the national sheep industry.  Part of he CFIA’s job is to make sure those aftershocks never happen. The public looks to media to inform them of of […]

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Media fogwash

LifeStock this Sunday Sept 30th—Gates open 10:30 am

…well, I will have learned some pivotal lessons about human nature…some sad, some disheartening, but most are incredibly inspiring. The one powerful encouraging lesson I am realizing throughout, is that so many of us want the same thing, whether it’s about sheep, lies, government…no matter. Those are details. Friends, supporters refresh and encourage me every […]

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Video of Montana Jones interview protecting lambs

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Video of CFIA Farm Raid to Kill 4 More Rare Healthy Lambs

The CFIA Raided Wholearth Farm Again on Sept 20 2012 to Kill 4 More Rare Healthy Heritage Shropshire Lambs  

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It’s going to be a good year for sheep!

Lamb kiss

Two days into the discovery…the preliminary hearing for a pending criminal trial between the CFIA government wolves and four good people—a shepherd, a farmer, a good man and a good woman—over a rare heritage flock that the political pack killed to see if they were healthy. It’s grey inside these courtroom walls, and outside, a […]

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Farmed and Dangerous??

CFIA vs healthy lamb

Apparently I am farmed and dangerous… But I am not a criminal. I’m a shepherd, farmer and writer who has been preserving rare Shropshire sheep for the last 12 years, and farming various other heritage breeds and vegetables for the last 30. Then the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) killed my beautiful ewes and their […]

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Karen Selick’s unpublished letter to the editor of the Owen Sound Sun Times

Wholearth Ginger on autumn hilltop

“the CFIA has no-one to blame for this debacle but itself.”

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Farms Raided with Search Warrants, Charges Pending


Raw milk activist farmer Michael Schmidt and I and a few other farms were raided August 2nd, 2012. Electronic devices and personal items were seized and charges of Obstruction and Conspiracy are pending. Government and O.P.P. invaded my home  at 7:04 a.m and continued their intimidation for 13 hours. Not  sure how seizing a decades old Macintosh […]

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Wake Up Call

Montana Jones/Michael-Schmidt biodiversity wake-up call

Please Join our Wake Up call! Canada is closer and closer to losing it’s Agricultural Biodiversity—SIGN THE PETITION to insist Canadian Food Inspection Agency stops killing rare heritage livestock breeds and implements a new exemption for all of Canada’s heritage horses, pigs, cattle, goats, poultry and waterfowl to prevent CFIA from destroying any more healthy […]

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CFIA finds and kills rare heritage flock—ALL NEGATIVE for scrapie

CFIA test results are back… ALL NEGATIVE for scrapie, as I knew they would be. Killed for nothing, all those genetics gone. I do not believe for a moment that the CFIA alleged 15S ewe was a true positive. She died here of toxemia, zero symptoms, in excellent body condition, assessed by CFIA vet Douglas […]

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