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Posted 7/17/2011 11:18pm by Art Ozias.
  • We had our chicken day today and it went well.  We started early to avoid the extreme heat.  We finished and had the pick up at 1 pm.  The next chicken day will be two weeks from today.  I will be sending an email to those next on the list.  We will wait to set the pick up time when we know better what the weather will be.
  • This coming Wednesday I will be delivering five hogs to the processor.  If you have ordered a "dirt" hog, your wait is about over.  I will send an email on Thursday with the weights and directions on contacting the processor.
  • I baled over a thousand bales of straw this past week.  We have it advertised on Craigs List and Iland.  It is $2.50 picked up in the field.  It was $5-6 per bale last year if you could find it.  If you want some for next year, now is the time to get it.
  • We are still taking orders for turkeys for Thanksgiving.  Don't wait too long.  We only have 60 to sell.

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UK Scraps Pneumonia Vaccines Because They 'Don't Work' 


 http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/06/20/uk-scraps-pneumonia-vaccines-because-they-dont-work.aspx  
 

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A new study published in the journal Headache has found that a homeopathic preparation of ginger and the medicinal herb feverfew is effective at treating migraine headaches.

http://www.naturalnews.com/032812_homeopathy_migraines.html

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I have a great little heifer calf, but I doubt we will have such a parade here for many years.  http://www.yesmagazine.org/blogs/john-cavanagh-and-robin-broad/slower-living-for-a-rooted-future?utm_source=wkly20110624&utm_medium=yesemail&utm_campaign=mrCavanagh

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If you think e-coli is not serious, then read the following.  http://www.ecoliblog.com/e-coli-outbreaks/another-virginia-girl-zoey-weaver-fights-e-coli/


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Anyone ever get a cell phone wet?  Try this.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/06/28/how-to-recover-your-cell-phone-if-it-drops-in-water.aspx

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Be sure to read the part about yogurt and kefir in this link.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/07/08/water-works-better-than-ulcer-pills-to-decrease-stomach-acid.aspx


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 7/10/2011 10:41pm by Art Ozias.
  • We are having a chicken day this next Sunday.  I have sent a separate email to those that are next on the list.  We lost 25 to a predator this past week. 
  • Daisy had a heifer calf two weeks ago.  I still have her on a bottle.   I hope to get her transitioned to her mother.  Guernseys are a challenge.  My Brown Swiss are so easy and dependable.
  • We took two beeves to the processor this past week.  Should be getting two more "Dirt" hogs this week.  I will be emailing those next on the list.

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After visiting with some of Ryan’s friends from New York, I am amazed at how many people don’t know the GMO story.  Well, there has been a lot of recent information and I have tried to keep all of you informed.  Be sure to watch the Dr Huber interview and also read it in ACRES, usa magazine.  Both of these were linked in recent Updates.  Here is more.  http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/1412

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Anyone that still believes in fluoridated water and thermisol in vaccines needs to watch this video in its entirety.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/01/22/does-fluoride-really-fight-cavities.aspx

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Sure makes sense to me.  We have wasted a lot of time and money and the “war” on drugs is a loser.  http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/beyond-prisons/drug-warrier-no-more?utm_source=wkly20110603&utm_medium=yesemail&utm_campaign=mrStamper

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Think the German E. coli outbreak couldn’t happen here? Think again

 

http://www.grist.org/scary-food/2011-06-03-think-the-german-e-coli-outbreak-couldnt-happen-here-think-again

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 The latest warning coming from British intelligence that al-Qaeda and other political organizations could contaminate the food supply is part of a continuing plot line that hides the obvious: our food already has been poisoned under the auspices of oversight agencies who have been complicit in the very real threats to the public food supply

Aspartame, bpa, fluoride, GMO, mercury, pesticides, poisoned food and toxic food.

 http://farmwars.info/?p=6205&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FarmWars+%28Farm+Wars%29

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Here’s your chance to vote for your right to buy food of your choice.  http://www.progressivedairy.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6461:pd-poll-should-the-sale-of-raw-milk-be-legalized&catid=40:polls&Itemid=66

that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra 

Posted 6/27/2011 11:33am by Art Ozias.
  • This is late.  I decided to update the maps on my Garmin and it took over ten hours.  Glad that only happens twice a year.
  • We added two new milk customers this past week and can add at least two more.  Remember, this is A2 milk.  We also sold a yogurt maker and that person is now adding great yogurt to their diet.
  • The first beef harvest is due in July.  Those who ordered early will be notified when I deliver the beef to the processor.  I sold my first whole beef this past week.

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Have you seen the flood pictures?  You hear reports on the news, but seeing the pictures has a greater impact.  Thanks Marlies.  https://picasaweb.google.com/104592539075472798431/TheGreatMissouriRiverFloodOf2011#

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Hi Tina,

 Just a note. Art's turkeys are out of this world good!  Last year I bought a 33 pounder and had 15 guests. We all ate ourselves silly! The meat was sweet, fresh, tender, juicy!

Any other questions, I'll be happy to help.

 Cheers!

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FROM NATURAL NEWS

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Today we bring you an investigative story on the dangers of artificial food colors and why so many of these chemicals have already been outlawed. Check it out:
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And rememeber all the faked blueberries we revealed in cereals and breads? Now a law firm has opened an investigation into the misleading marketing of these "fake blueberry" products, and you have a chance to take part in what might potentially become a class action lawsuit against several large food companies:
http://www.naturalnews.com/032513_blueberries_artificial_colors.html



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In another fascinating (but horrifying) bit of food-related news, research now shows that 93% of unborn babies are already contaminated with GMOs. From the day they're born, in other words, they're already victims of genetically modified foods!
http://www.naturalnews.com/032510_unborn_babies_GMOs.html


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

 

 

 

 

Posted 6/19/2011 10:44pm by Art Ozias.
  • We have added some new milk customers this past week.  We have enough for one maybe two more.  If you are interested, I need to know how much you will want each week and a phone number.
  • I have two yogurt makers for sale.  They are $24 each.  Making your own yogurt is a great way to make your own probiotics.  If you only have store milk it will increase its value.
  • We have three more "dirt" hogs available in about three weeks.  Let me know.  I took three this week to the processor.  Those who order these will soon be enjoying what real pork should taste like.
  • It's time to start planning for Thanksgiving.  If you want a turkey you need to get on the list.  We only have sixty and when they are gone, they are gone.  They are $3/# this year.  We are holding the price, even though the poults cost $2 more.  We have a better shelter arrangement and should be able to keep predators out.
  •  Our web site has been updated.  A couple of errors have been identified and fixed.  Visit  our site and see the changes, and if you see something that is confusing or missing, let me know.

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Full-Fat Raw Milk Used as "Medicine" by Mayo Clinic Founder

Read it here.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/05/21/why-you-need-to-avoid-low-fat-milk-and-cheese.aspx

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Top Ten Reasons to Eat Grassfed

As promised, continuing from our last newsletter, here is a more in depth explanation of number four of the top ten health reasons to eat grassfed beef.

According to a 2009 study that was a joint effort between the USDA and researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina, grassfed beef is better for human health than grainfed beef in these top ten* ways:

  1. Lower in total fat
  2. Higher in beta-carotene
  3. Higher in vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

4.   Higher in the B-vitamins thiamin and riboflavin

Thiamine, also known as Vitamin B1, helps to maintain your energy supplies, coordinates the activity of your nerves and muscles and supports proper heart function. Riboflavin, Vitamin B2, helps protect cells from oxygen damage, supports cellular energy production and helps to maintain your supply of other B vitamins

 

Know your Food, Know your Farmer.  Now know what is on your food.  START YOUR OWN GARDEN AND THEN YOU WILL KNOW.   http://www.panna.org/blog/wheres-data


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra

Posted 6/12/2011 10:11pm by Art Ozias.
  • Milk should be flowing again.  Princess had a heifer calf on Friday.  Her milk should be ready to go by Tuesday.  We may be able to add one or two new customers. 
  • We have a couple of yogurt makers for sale.  If you don't have access to raw milk, what a great way to add value to store milk.  Buy a plain yogurt and grow your own forever and enjoy the health benefits of your own yogurt.
  • We are taking orders for "Dirt" hogs.  My source will have three more in about three weeks.
  • We are still adding names for chickens.  Some are wanting more after getting theirs from the first harvest.
  • Our web site is finished.  Jessica did a great job.  Hopefully, it is a little easier to navigate and will be easier to keep updated.  When you visit our site, if there is something confusing, please send me an email.  We want it to be the best web site for not only our existing customers, but be informative for web browsers looking for grass finished beef and related food items.

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More breaking news: The U.S. government admits that vaccines cause autism in its payouts of hundreds of millions of dollars to parents whose children collapsed into autism after receiving vaccine shots. This is yet more evidence that even the government cannot deny the link between vaccines and autism:

http://www.naturalnews.com/032423_vaccine_compensation_program_brain_injury.html

 

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I’m sure most of you know about the hazards of HFCS, but there may be some new members to our Updates.   http://drhyman.com/5-reasons-high-fructose-corn-syrup-will-kill-you-5050/?utm_source=Publicaster&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=drhyman%20newsletter%20issue%20#20&utm_term=Get+the+story

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Our  wonderful government , USDA, is at it again.  When will this nonsense ever stop?  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/05/20/most-evil-company-on-planet-soon-allowed-to-police-itself.aspx

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Anyone with a newborn or expecting one should read this.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/05/19/us-government-concedes-hep-b-vaccine-causes-systemic-lupus-erythematosus.aspx


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra 

 

Posted 6/5/2011 10:10pm by Art Ozias.
  • Milk supply will be short for a while.  Rosebud was turned dry this week.  Daisy is due this week, but it takes a week for the colostrum to clear.  And she has only two quarters.
  • We finally got our sweet potato plants in this week.  And our third planting of sweet corn is coming up.  I soaked the seed overnight.  I think I will make that  a rule. It swells the seed and there is not the need to keep the planted area wet for such a long time.
  • Our updated web site will be completed this week.  The words are done, so now we just have to arrange and select the photos.  It should be much easier to navigate.  Any suggestions will be  considered.  If there is anything confusing or missing, please send me an email, aozias@gmail.com .
  • We are enjoying our own strawberries.  Most of you know that store strawberries are high on the list of "most contaminated", so it is nice to know that no fumigants, sprays, etc were used. It's also nice to have a strawberry taste like a strawberry.  Having A2 milk is an additional treat.  The store berries are huge and red with a mediorce taste,  but they travel well.
  • Yesterday was a cow day - sorted out the young heifers, the steers that will be harvested this year, and turned in the herd bull.  I was not paying close attention and some that I had cut out apparently were butting each other and they bumped against a gate.  I was standing with my back to it, and the next thing I knew, I was on my way to the ground head first.  I still have a neck ache.  I guess Dr. John will fix that tomorrow. 

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The Illegal Herb that Fights Cancer.  Very interesting video.  When I started watching I thought of Ron Paul’s efforts to legalize the use of marijuana.  This past week an international report came out and guess what?  They came to the conclusion that the war on drugs is hopeless.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/05/07/medical-marijuana-becoming-blockbuster-drug.aspx

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This is the latest attempt to hide is happening “down on the farm”.  http://www.anh-usa.org/expose-cafo-conditions-stop-the-ag-gag-bills/

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Comment from a loyal milk customer:

 

Thanks!  Also, Mollie (our 10 year old) did a taste test between grocery store whole milk and your milk tonight.  She made a face and said the grocery store milk doesn't taste right.  Your milk brought a smile back to her face.

-Beth

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Had enough of federal tyranny over raw milk and food freedom? Rep. Ron Paul has introduced HR 1830 which would legalize the buying and selling of raw milk across the United States. Gee, we should make this guy President or something... (he seems to understand the concept of freedom).

http://www.naturalnews.com/032424_Ron_Paul_raw_milk.html


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra
Posted 5/29/2011 10:22pm by Art Ozias.
  • Our baby chicks are going outside tomorrow into the chicken tractors.  Warmer weather is forecast.  Our recent chicken day went well.  Some people have already ordered more when they are available.
  • For those of you picking up items here at the farm, we have Real Salt, Redmond Clay and Redmond Bath Salts.  If you need minerals, why not take a hot bath and add the Redmond Bath Salts?
  • The corn and milo are up.  The wheat and rye have headed out and hopefully we will have a good harvest. 
  • We had two visitors from New York City this past week, and after discussing various farm economic issues, we brought up GMOs.  It amazes me how many people know so little about GMOs.  I have had many articles in my updates, and I am reasonably sure most of you know way more than most of your friends about GMOs.  There has been a lot of recent information lately after several months of nothing.  I am including more in this update.  If you didn't watch the Dr. Huber video interview or read the interview in ACRES magazine, be sure and review them.  They were in  the last recent updates.  The last ten undates are always posted on our main page under "What's New".
  • Our web site is getting a much needed update.  We will be making several changes this week.  We probably won't finish this week, but hopefully by next Sunday I will be able to invite all to review the changes.  I will be asking for your feedback as we will invaribly overlook something.  (Sometimes one doesn't see the forest for the trees)
  • For new members to the site, here is a good explanation  of how GMO plants are created.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/05/05/the-dirty-secret-gmo-companies-dont-want-you-to-know.aspx

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Some of the new members to our web site may not know about BPA.  Well, read this article and be aware of how easy it is to be exposed.  BPA has been outlawed in Europe, but as we know, their “science” is quite different than ours.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/laurie-david/hold-that-receipt-thank-y_b_861380.html?utm_source=DailyBrief&utm_campaign=051311&utm_medium=email&utm_content=BlogEntry&utm_term=Daily%20Brief

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Important news for your eye health.  I recently had my annual eye exam and Dr. Lake mentioned the importance of carotenoids.  My macular pigmentation last year measured 62, this year it is 77.  Be sure to get your pigmentation density measured.  The higher the number the less likely you are to have macular degeneration and other eye issues.  Our new green house with winter lettuce and spinach provides us with great greens all winter.  Now the garden and raised beds are providing our greens.  Here’s the link.   http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/05/14/astaxanthin-the-worlds-strongest-antioxidant.aspx

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If you're still buying meat from your local grocery store, you have a 50/50 chance of choosing meat that's tainted with drug-resistant bacteria every time you shop. This staggering and quite disgusting finding comes from a study by the Translational Genomics Research Institute, which revealed 47 percent of the meat and poultry samples they tested contained antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria.

These were samples from 80 brands of beef, chicken, pork and turkey from more than two dozen grocery stores scattered across the United States, in large cities from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. So it likely applies to a grocery store near you.

Read the complete article here and order your beef, pork and chickens from Breezy Hill Farm or another local provider.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/05/07/nearly-half-of-us-meat-tainted-with-drugresistant-bacteria.aspx

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Every 30 minutes a farmer in India commits suicide due to crop devastation caused by genetically modified seeds. Find out why GMOs are threatening an entire generation of Indian farmers:

http://www.naturalnews.com/032422_GM_crops_suicide.html

  

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that's it from the hill.   Art and Debra
Posted 5/22/2011 9:56pm by Art Ozias.
  • We had our first Chicken Day this year.  We did 91 today.  It went very well, had a good crew.
  • I am still taking names for "Dirt Hog" pork.  Send me an email.  It has been awhile since we did our last pork and I want to make sure no one is omitted.
  • I am also starting a list of those that want ground beef.  We will do it the same as last year, a minimum of 10 pounds.  If there is enough interest we will get some processed into patties.  There is an advantage with patties if there are only two in the family.  You can "peel off" two patties for a meal and not have to thaw out an entire package.  It costs extra for patties, so if there is enough interest I'll get the pricing.
  • We still have lard for sale.
  • This past week has been great for the corn and milo that we planted just before several rains.  It is up and growing.  Now if the garden sweet corn will get started.
  • We made our annual trip to the Mennonite country for our sweet potato plants.  It rained and rained and rained.  We will hopefully get them planted this week.
  • Be sure to check out the cooking tips that follow in the Shannon Hayes article.

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Holy Shit author, Gene Logsdon was recently interviewed on Here and  Now on NPR.  Here is the link. I recently read his book and had mentioned it on a recent Update. http://www.wbur.org/media-player?url=http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2011/05/11/farmer-resource-manure&title=Farmer+Calls+For+%26%238216%3BManaging+Manure+To+Save+Mankind%26%238217%3B&segment=farmer-resource-manure&pubdate=2011-05-11&source=hereandnow

 

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Top Ten Reasons to Eat Grassfed

 

As promised, continuing from our last newsletter, here is a more in depth explanation of number two of the top ten health reasons to eat grassfed beef.

 

According to a 2009 study that was a joint effort between the USDA and researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina, grassfed beef is better for human health than grainfed beef in these top ten* ways:

 

  1. Lower in total fat
  2. Higher in beta-carotene

 

According to Descalzo et al. (2005), meat from pasture-fed steers contains significantly higher amounts of beta-carotene in their muscle tissues as compared to grain-fed animals. Concentrations were 0.45 μg/g and 0.06 μg/g for beef from pasture and grain-fed cattle respectively, demonstrating a 7 fold increase in beta-carotene levels for grass-fed beef over their grain-fed contemporaries. Similar data has been reported previously, presumably due to the high beta-carotene content of fresh grasses as compared to cereal grains.

 

Beta-carotenes are precursors of retinol (Vitamin A), a critical fat-soluble vitamin that is important for normal vision, bone growth, reproduction, and cell division. The overall integrity of skin and mucous membranes is maintained by vitamin A, creating a barrier to bacterial and viral infection. In addition, vitamin A is involved in the regulation of immune function by supporting the production and function of white blood cells.

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A review of fatty acid profiles and antioxidant content in grass-fed and grain-fed beef: C.A. Daley, A.Abbott, P. Doyle, G. Nader, and S. Larson. College of Agriculture, California State University, Chico. University of California Cooperative Extension Service

 Higher in vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

  1. Higher in the B-vitamins thiamin and riboflavin
  2. Higher in the minerals calcium, magnesium, and potassium
  3. Higher in total omega-3s
  4. Better ratio of omega-6 to 3 fatty acids (1.65 vs 4.84)
  5. Higher in CLA (cis-9 trans-11), a potential cancer fighter
  6. Higher in vaccenic acid (which can be transformed into CLA)

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The next time someone or some government official says there is no basis for concern about GMO’s send  them this link.  http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/04/27/19-studies-link-gmo-foods-to-organ-disruption.aspx  .  No less than 19 studies!!!!

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This from Shannon Hayes.  For more read the entire link provided below.

 

During the cooking process, myofibrillar proteins begin to harden once meat approaches higher internal temperatures. Furthermore, once meat crosses the internal temperature of 145 degrees, the muscle fibers contract at an accelerated rate, drying the roast out. While the USDA recommends that beef be cooked to a minimum temperature of 145 degrees for food safety concerns, it is important to remember that they assume you are eating beef from factory-farmed animals, processed in large batches in industrial slaughter houses, where there is a much greater chance that your dinner could be harboring food-borne pathogens. Since anyone reading this article is likely using reliably-sourced local beef that was raised on grass (which greatly reduces the risk of disease transmission), I advocate enjoying beef cooked to lower internal temperatures.

 

 

Good information on cooking beef.  We have advocated a different technique and here it is by Shannon.  Some of you have her book.  She is in the middle of writing another book.  http://grassfedcooking.com/2010/super-slow-roasting/#more-63

 

You may want to review her web site for other cooking tips.  http://grassfedcooking.com/books-by-shannon-hayes/the-grassfed-gourmet-cookbook/


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra 

Posted 5/15/2011 11:28pm by Art Ozias.
  • We got our corn planted this week.  We also planted some milo. That will make some non GMO chicken feed.  We have had several small rain showers, so both should be up this week.
  • Replanted sweet corn, a row of green beans and all the tomatoes and peppers.  They are staked and mulched.  We'll be going to Morgan County Seed this week for our annual trip to the Mennonite community to get our sweet potato plants.
  • Have had two people call today wanting a family milk cow.  I think it is starting to catch on that having one's own control of their food supply is becoming more important.
  • We had a pot of homemade chili with a glass of milk this weekend. It was great.  Brown Swiss A2 milk is certainly a treat and a wonderful and nutritious food.
  • We are in the process of updating our web site.  Stay tuned.  When it is finished, I'll let you know.
  • We picked up two new milk customers this past week.  We could add one more customer as two of our regular customers will be gone for some time this summer.
  • How many of you visited the Kahn Academy web site?  I got my two lessons in this week.

   

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Have you been noticing all the “feel good” ads on TV? The American Petroleum Institute, the Farm Bureau, the medical industry, and others.  Isn’t it interesting they are spending so much money to convince you that they are conducting their enterprises for “your benefit”.  If they truly were, they would not need to be positively reinforced so often.  The old adage “your actions speak louder than your words” comes to mind.

 

Top Ten Reasons to Eat Grassfed.  Here is number 3.

 

3.   Higher in vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

 

The meat from the grassfed cattle is four times higher in vitamin E than meat from feedlot cattle and almost twice as high as meat from feedlot cattle that have been given vitamin E supplements.*

 

In humans, vitamin E is linked with a lower risk of heart disease and cancer. This potent antioxidant may also have anti-aging properties. Most Americans are deficient in vitamin E.

 

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Vilsack has already ok’d the Round Up alfalfa.  What a shame.  Watch Dr. Huber here http://action.fooddemocracynow.org/sign/dr_hubers_warning/?akid=316.90529.cXzGO6&rd=1&t=1#who

 

AND READ THE INTERVIEW WITH ACRES.  Corporations rule and we lose.

 

Acres, USA has the interview with Dr Huber is a must read if you are following the GMO debate.  Here is the link  http://www.acresusa.com/magazines/magazine.html

 

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Remember Pink Slime? If not, Google it or review a past Breezy Hill Update.  Now we have “meat glue”.  Just when you have heard the most ridiculous thing being done to our food, along comes “meat glue”. 
http://www.naturalnews.com/032315_meat_industry_secrets.html


that's it from the hill for this week.  Art and Debra
Posted 5/8/2011 10:06pm by Art Ozias.
  • The egg hatch was a bust.  I guess the rooster was not doing what roosters are supposed to do.  He just crows and I'm not sure why now.
  • Tomorrow is a gardening day.  It is time to get serious and plant tomatoes and peppers.   It was in the 80's today.
  • The quark I made last week was very easy to make and it was excellent.
  • We still can add more milk customers.  Remember, now with green grass the milk is the best.  Those wanting to learn about A2 milk can go to www.emineral.info .  Click on A2A1.
  • I need to get my 1-2 acre plots ready to plant corn and milo.  It makes great feed for the chickens.
  • Our first chicken day will be in about two weeks.  We will continue to take orders for the rest of the year.  Remember, we stop in Dec, so get enough in your freezer to last.
  • Anyone wanting a "dirt hog" needs to get on my list.  Email me and when I get three or four orders I'll schedule the processing.
  • Marlies, our daughter, introduced me to this web site and since I enjoy learning about just about anything, I found it an excellent site.  I will give you a link to the Charlie Rose interview and then you will better appreciate the Khan Academy.  Some of you who home school will no doubt already be aware of this site.  I watched the one on the recent history of Korea and I am including that link as well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJFKE8kyz7w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEGyRgYJKEY

 

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Do you know why you are choosing pasture based agriculture?  If  you’re not sure then read this: http://www.mofga.org/Publications/MaineOrganicFarmerGardener/Fall2003/Pasture/tabid/1454/Default.aspx

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 Most of you have probably already seen this, but there may be some new people that need to get up to speed on Monsanto.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axU9ngbTxKw&feature=related


that's it from the hill.  Art and Debra