In a recent case that is gaining national attention, one FTCLDF member’s right to provide food for her family is in jeopardy. Aja and her husband Yasir grow hundreds of varieties of medicinal herbs, fruits, and vegetables at their home in Gary, Indiana. Practicing regenerative agriculture, they bring color and nutrition to an area of Indiana…
State Senator and FTCLDF friend Jim Banks took a major step Tuesday towards becoming the next representative for Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District when he defeated a crowded field in the Republican primary election for
The Indiana State Poultry Association, the nonprofit Indiana Pork, Indiana Beef Cattle Association, Indiana Farm Bureau, Purdue University Extension, the Indiana Board of Animal Health, the Indiana State Department of Health, and
Legislation prohibiting or restricting market access for local food producers is not about food safety but rather about eliminating competition for the industrial food system, often before local producers can get any traction
In a victory for farm-to-table commerce, Hawkins Family Farm has begun selling its on-farm processed poultry again to Joseph Decuis Restaurant after the Indiana Attorney General’s office issued an advisory opinion finding
On March 26, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed Senate Bill 179 (SB 179), a bill that expands on-farm poultry processing in the state as well as frees up poultry and egg sales from local and state regulation. The new law takes effect July 1, 2014.
State Senator Jim Banks (R-Columbia City) was the