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Va. HB 1290: Groundbreaking Bill Supports Local Food Choice

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The Virginia Food Freedom Act, HB 1290 [sponsored by Rob Bell (R-58)], has been introduced into the Virginia General Assembly. The bill aims to allow direct sales of home- and farm-produced foods without burdensome regulations. Specifically, HB 1290 provides an exemption from the authority of the Virginia Board of Agriculture  [Read more]

The Fog of Farming

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Back in the day, if a pesticide cloud strayed onto a neighboring farm due to high wind or an inept crop duster, it was likely welcomed, a free service that the farmer would have had to pay for anyway. In some places today, that might still be the case. Unless, of course, you are an organic lettuce  [Read more]

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