The time to support local food against federal government sprawl is now. If we don't take action, they will legislate local food right off your plate.
Please read this excellent blog piece, by Pat Stewart, one of our grower/venders. :
This is a scary time for those of us who value locally raised food, raising livestock and promoting sustainable agriculture. While the National Animal Identification
System is being retooled, its successor
has yet to be seen. But while we wait
for that word, and while groups and individuals work with the developers to
craft this new program, a larger specter looms on the horizon.