What is it that compels me to, when googling a recipe for egg noodles, bypass the first five links and click on the one posted by “Hillbilly Housewife?
**I have been off sugar two and a half weeks and it has been amazing. AH-Maaaaaz-inG!
Let the might and the great
“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” ~ Seth Godin
I found out today that my beloved Mothering magazine has ceased publication. I’ve been wondering why I haven’t gotten an issue since December and finally went to the website today. They didn’t notify anyone.
Thanks to all our efforts, we passed Senate committee. This week (maybe tomorrow), we’ll be going to the full Senate for a vote! It’s VERY important that your Senator hear from you in support of midwife licensure today!
The phone number for the Senate Switchboard: 515-281-3371.
Don’t know who your Senator is? Look it up here:
When you call, say, “I’m a constituent of Sen. __, and I’m calling to urge him/her to support SF 484, a bill to license Certified Professional Midwives.”
It’s simple! Call today! Together we can make this happen!
What a day!
Please use the following letter to send to your local representative and newspaper asking others to support this bill as well. Permission granted to copy and paste (amend the last paragraph as necessary if you’re writing your representative) Thanks ever so!
Raw milk is milk taken straight from the cow with no processing, no pasteurization, no homogenization. It is milk, ideally that is made from animals fed only fresh, organic green grass and then rapidly cooled to around 36º. It is milk, that literally, is an ideal, perfect food.
Unprocessed milk from clean animals cared for by responsible farmers has amazing properties and fabulous potential health benefits.
Raw milk, and products made from raw milk are, unbelievably, illegal in Iowa.
We believe that it is a fundamental right to produce and consume the foods of our choice. This freedom of food choice includes the right to consume raw milk and raw milk products.
The consumption of raw milk is legal in all 50 states, and yet here in Iowa, one of the states most known for farms, one cannot support a local farmer by purchasing his raw milk. All of Iowa’s bordering states allow their residents the right to make their own food choices and purchase raw milk. Driving to a farm and buying milk directly from the farmer will only enhance our local economy.
Raw milk from responsible farmers is not a danger to the public, nor to the individual. Allowing Iowans the choice, trusting in our ability to choose for ourselves what is good and healthful, is what we are asking our elected officials to do.
Please help in our endeavor to support the local farmer by asking your state representatives to decriminalize the sale of raw milk. Ask them to give Iowan consumers the right to choose what kind of milk they wish to give to their family. Ask them to please support House Bill HF 394 as it is written without amendments.
Thank you, Farm Fresh Jessica