During the Depression, farmers had food but no money. Urban folks had money but no food. In our nearby city of Staunton (today’s population 20,000), the two sides got together and initiated a Curb Market. It was held Saturday
The nonprofit Food Tank recently posed 10 questions on food policy to the presidential candidates in the 2016 race. Joel Salatin throws his hat in the ring and answers.
Who is hurt the most by the Federal Meat Inspection Act as it is now written? Is it the small farmer who has to travel hundreds of miles to the nearest USDA slaughterhouse?
As anyone who follows Polyface knows, we are extremely judicious—some would even say miserly—about forwarding things or urging people to act on policy options wending their way through the halls of Congress. We generally stick to broad issues and assume you’ll act properly on things when you hear about them. Here is an exception
For consumers unfamiliar with the vagaries of abattoir licensing, the difference between “inspected” and “custom” can sound like a foreign language. Why wouldn’t you say “inspected” and “uninspected?” To anyone looking at options, that seems like something you can
Joel Salatin testified on April 30, 2015 before a legislative committee in favor of a state constitutional amendment in Maine on the Right to Food. Below is the text of his remarks.
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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.
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
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.
Dr. Mercola and Joel Salatin Square Off at FTCLDF FundRAISER in Atlanta, Georgia
Falls Church, VA—(October 15, 2013)—The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF), a 501(c)(4) nonprofit dedicated to protecting the constitutional right of consumers to obtain