When an over-zealous regulator shows up at your farm dinner demanding that food be destroyed as hungry guests await, who do you call? FTCLDF! Here’s Laura Bledsoe’s account written as a letter to CSA members and dinner…
Nevada Farm-to-Fork Bill Now Law
On July 1, 2013, Nevada’s Farm-to-Fork law (Assembly Bill 200, AB200) went into effect. The driving force behind the new law were FTCLDF farmer members, Laura and Monte Bledsoe of Quail Hollow Farms in Overton.
In a widely publicized raid, an inspector from the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) interrupted a farm-to-fork dinner at the Bledsoes’ farm on October 21, 2011, and ordered the destruction of
Episode 4: Revisiting the Farm-to-Fork Fiasco
Episode 4 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is an interview with Laura Bledsoe, whose farm-to-fork dinner was halted mid-preparation on October 21, 2011 by the Southern Nevada Health District.
The health inspector would not allow the food, prepared by a certified chef, to be served to the guests