Episode 15 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about the importance of preserving the right to farm sustainably. During this episode, our host, Kimberly Hartke, speaks with an underground dairy farmer; a small farm advocate, Leon La Jeunesse; the forbidden oysterman, Greg Garrett; the raw food farmer, Lee Ann Hoovey; and FTCLDF Vice President and attorney, Elizabeth Rich.
Episode 11: Save Your Bacon
Episode 11 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about the Save Your Bacon FundRAISER on Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm last September. During this episode, the host and emcee for the event, Kimberly Hartke, gives you a taste of what it was like to be a part of this enjoyable and heartfelt event that raised much needed legal defense funds to protect your right to choose humanely raised food.
Episode 9: Farmer Vernon Hershberger’s Upcoming Trial
Episode 9 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about the case of Amish dairy farmer, Vernon Hershberger. During this episode, host Kimberly Hartke talks to several of Vernon’s club members, folks who know firsthand the value of the farm-to-consumer relationship. We also hear from FTCLDF President, Pete Kennedy, about the case and from Co-Founder of Farm Food Freedom Coalition, Liz Reitzig, about the events surrounding the upcoming trial that begins on May 20th.
Episode 8: National Farmers Union Endorses Raw Milk
Episode 8 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about the National Farmers Union’s endorsement of raw milk. During this episode, host Kimberly Hartke talks to guests David Gumpert, Mark McAfee, Hannah Smith-Brubaker, Richard R. Oswald, and Danielle Nierenberg about the National Farmers Union’s (NFU) decision to endorse this nutrient-dense beverage. What does NFU’s decision mean for the future of raw milk?
Episode 7: Internet Barnraisings
Episode 7 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is about internet barnraisings. During this two-part episode by host Kimberly Hartke, Paul Wheaton talks about his Kickstarter campaign for a rocket mass heater DVD, and his popular permaculture discussion forum, permies.com. Then, Kimberly and Mark Baker discuss his campaign on Indiegogo for his new project, Anyone Can Farm. Learn how farmers and other permaculture extraordinaires are