Episode 16: Protecting Local Foods

by Michelle Ray on April 24, 2014


Episode 16 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about protecting local foods. During this episode, our guest host, Michelle Ray, speaks with traditional foods teaching chef, Monica Corrado; Farmageddon filmmaker, Kristin Canty; and FTCLDF President, Pete Kennedy, Esq. Learn what the guests have to say about how FTCLDF helps local food communities  [Read more]

State Raw Milk Bills – 2014 Update

April 22, 2014

It’s been another busy session for raw milk legislation in the state legislatures. A number of bills have been introduced that would legalize or expand raw milk sales or distribution. No legislation has passed yet, but there is still a chance in several states where  [Read more]

Illinois Legislators Honor Right of Consumers to Buy Farm Fresh Milk

April 10, 2014

Rep. Burke Halts Bill to Ban Raw Milk
Washington, DC—(April 10, 2014)—A proposed bill in Illinois banning the sale and distribution of natural or “raw” milk, is not going anywhere this session after legislators heard from “thousands” of natural milk proponents. The restriction, which was introduced as an amendment to an unrelated bill, would have banned the sale and distribution of raw milk in Illinois. The sponsor,  [Read more]

Judge Strikes Down Michigan Swine ISO

April 9, 2014
Michigan Swine ISO

In a victory for Michigan’s heritage breed hog farmers, Marquette County Circuit Court Judge Thomas L. Solka has ruled that both the swine Invasive Species Order (ISO) and the Declaratory Ruling (DR) issued by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are unconstitutional. In his March 21  [Read more]

Raw Milk Education Webinar Series

April 1, 2014
Raw Milk U

Farmers and Consumers Learn about Quality Raw Milk Operations
The Farm-to-Consumer Foundation (FTCF) is proud to present Raw Milk University!
As the demand for raw milk grows, new producers are needed. Through Raw Milk University, producers of all sizes can  [Read more]