Join us September 2nd, 2017 for an exclusive yet affordable training for farmers looking to run sustainable businesses, serve their community, and fight for food freedom. Farmers of all specialties and experience levels are invited to this intensive 4-hour training. Running the business side
On July 4, 2007 some 500 people gathered at Jake Zook’s farm in Christiana, Pennsylvania to celebrate the official launch of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF). The event marked the realization of the
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.
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.
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