Bios

Bios of our major contributors. These also appear at the ends of articles they have written.

Chris Masterjohn

Chris Masterjohn is the author of several Wise Traditions articles and the creator and maintainer of Cholesterol-And-Health.Com , a website dedicated to extolling the virtues of cholesterol and cholesterol-rich foods. He has authored two items...

David Gumpert

David E. Gumpert is author of The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America's Emerging Battle Over Food Rights (September, 2009, Chelsea Green Publishing Co.). He writes a popular blog, The Complete Patient (www.thecompletepatient.com ), which over the...

Joseph Heckman

Joseph Heckman, PhD, is a professor of soil science, Rutgers University, where he teaches several courses: Soil Fertility, Organic Crop Production, Traditional Organic Food & Farming Systems, and Agroecology. He conducts research and extension programs...

Judith McGeary

Judith McGeary is the WAPF chapter leader for Austin, Texas, and is also an attorney and small farmer. She has a B.S. in Biology from Stanford University and a law degree from the University of Texas. After a clerkship with the Fifth Circuit Court of...

Kimberly Hartke

Kimberly Hartke is publicist for the Weston A. Price Foundation and their Campaign for Real Milk, an effort to educate the public about the health advantages of unprocessed milk from traditional, pasture-based dairy farms. Her blog, Hartkeisonline.com...

Mark McAfee

Mark McAfee  is internationally recognized as an expert in raw milk safety and production. In 2011, Mark founded the Raw Milk Institute (RAWMI ). This start-up non-profit is dedicated to the establishment of standards for raw milk and the education ...

Mary G. Enig

Mary G. Enig, PhD was an international expert in lipid biochemistry. She headed a number of studies on the content and effects of trans fatty acids in America and Israel, and successfully challenged government assertions that dietary animal fat ...

Pete Kennedy

Pete Kennedy is an attorney from Sarasota, Florida and president of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (farmtoconsumer.org ). He compiled the state milk laws posted at realmilk.com. He advises many farmers and members about legal issues surrounding...

Ron Schmid

Ron Schmid , ND, naturopathic physician, writer, teacher, and farmer, has prescribed raw milk for his patients for nearly 25 years. Dr. Schmid is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National College of Naturopathic Medicine...

Sally Fallon Morell

Sally Fallon Morell is the author of Nourishing Traditions: The Cookbook that Challenges Politically Correct Nutrition and the Diet Dictocrats (with Mary G. Enig, PhD), a well-researched, thought-provoking guide to traditional foods with a startling...

Sylvia Onusic

Sylvia Onusic, PhD, CNS, LDN, a licensed nutritionist, writer and researcher, spoke at Wise Traditions 2013 on "Traditional Foodways of Slovenia." She is an active contributor to the Weston A. Price Foundation journal Wise Traditions and hartkeisonline.com...

Ted Beals

Ted Beals , MS, MD, is a physician and board certified pathologist, who served on the faculty of University of Michigan Medical School. He is now retired after 31 years of clinical and administrative service in the Veterans Health Administration....

Tim Wightman

Tim is a founder and board member of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund and president of its education and charitable arm, the Farm-to-Consumer Foundation . He is the author of the Raw Milk Production Handbook , a handy resource guide for farmers...
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