Win a Trip for Two to the Shenandoah Valley!

by admin on August 12, 2014


Winning Entry Announced!
Enter Now for an exciting chance to win an all-expense paid getaway for two to the historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, Virginia for Food Freedom Fest September 5-6, 2014.
Arrive Thursday, September 4 to enjoy dinner with Nourished Kitchen’s Jenny McGruther AND Sarah Pope, The Healthy Home Economist.  [Read more]

USDA Doesn’t Need Submachine Guns
Action Alert

August 2, 2014

Ask Your U.S. Representative to Co-Sponsor HR 4934
The recent solicitation by USDA for submachine guns raised concern among farmers and local food consumers. Why would an agency tasked with regulating agriculture in our country need such weapons?  [Read more]

Vote NO and Protect Missouri Family Farms
Action Alert

August 1, 2014

Oppose Amendment #1 Change to State Constitution
On August 5, 2014, Missouri voters will decide on whether to pass Constitutional Amendment #1, also known as the “Right to Farm Amendment” (aka the “Right to Harm” amendment).
While the right to farm is something everyone should support, Amendment One serves as a bio-tech/concentrated  [Read more]

Food Freedom Fest Celebrates Local Food Hero

July 28, 2014

Supporters Gather to Hone Activist Skills
Staunton, VA–-(July 24, 2014)-—Farmers, foodies, politicians and others dedicated to advancing food freedom unite for a weekend festival in the scenic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on September 5-6, 2014. Organized by the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF), Food Freedom Fest is a fun, educational gathering for anyone who  [Read more]

Emergency Suit Filed to Stop DBOC Closure

July 22, 2014
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Local Businesses at Risk If Drakes Bay Oyster Company Is Shut Down on July 31
SAN FRANCISCO—(July 22, 2014 – Globe Newswire)—Late last Thursday night, West Marin businesses and others that directly depend on the continued operation of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company filed an emergency action to stop its closure by the federal  [Read more]