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Farmers and Consumers - Don't Wait Until You Need ...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday April 26, 2012   -   By David

Another story showing how oppressive local government is becoming to small farms.  The worst time to buy insurance is after you need it. It's like closing the gate after the hogs are out. I taught personal finance for 15 plus years and my counsel was...

We Don't Like How Your Pigs Look, We're Taking The...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday March 19, 2012   -   By David

Michigan is pushing a new act to allow the government to decide by simply looking at your stock and decide if it is a prohibited species. I know that sounds crazy but small farmers are being told they need to be sure they are compliant before the...

USDA Hare Tactics - Protest Scheduled for May 25 i...

Blog: IICFA   -   Monday May 23, 2011   -   By GrannySue

This came from Doreen H. - who lives in MO and has been fighting against NAIS with us for more than 7 years now. The saga in Missouri continues...  If you are headed down that way or happen to live in Missouri - this would be a good protest to attend....

Ron Paul at Farm Food Voices

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Saturday January 22, 2011   -   By Poly

Ron Paul at Farm Food Voices Ron Paul at Farm Food Voices   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HdmcZrDKyQ

The Gestapo - Coming to a Farm Near You - Farmaged...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Tuesday November 09, 2010   -   By David

Farmageddon Trailer 1410 from Kristin Canty on Vimeo . Click the text link above to watch. 

Does the public really know what they are eating? ...

Blog: Lone Oak Farms   -   Tuesday August 10, 2010   -   By Greg

Do you really know what you are eating? Do you have any idea what’s in your shopping cart? http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/08/14/chopra-interview-july-2010.aspx Sharing for education and our survival. Links of...

Food Safety Rant

Blog: Lone Oak Farms   -   Tuesday August 10, 2010   -   By Greg

Can you think of any reason friendly to the American people for forcing a law like this? There is a famine coming.   The government will make it a crime to hoard food.   Mormons, who have always store emergency supplies of food, will be...

Ameriacan grown asparagus going going gone

Blog: Wild Winds Sheep Company   -   Saturday August 07, 2010   -   By Catherine & Martin

Received this email at work, the government looking for American asparagus growers to sell a new give-a-way program to, but there is a much bigger problem, read on….. Catherine U.S. Asparagus producers eligible for assistance under TAA for Farmers...

Raw Milk?! How about natural milk, the other stuf...

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Saturday April 10, 2010   -   By Sarah

It's 9:35 p.m. and Paul is reminding me of the early morning we have tomorrow for market, but I really want to get a few thoughts down on 'paper' as such.   Raw milk Food regulation by the local, state and federal government The disconnect between...

A Victory for the Little Guys

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Saturday February 13, 2010   -   By Emily

I read with great interest yesterday, both in an e-newsletter and a print newspaper, that the federal government is discontinuing the National Animal Identification System as previously proposed.  For once, the voices of small farms and consumers...

HR 875 Not all it Seems

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Wednesday July 29, 2009   -   By Samuel

Many of us began growing and eating organic and certified organic foods because we felt it was good for us and good for our customers.The Department of Agriculture has given oganic farming a degree of support, but often far less than many of us would like.On...

Myths/Facts H.R. 875 Food Safety Modernization Act

Blog: Longmont Farmers Market   -   Friday April 03, 2009   -   By Cindy

Websites, list-serves, and emails have been flooded with fear based proclamations on H.R. 875, The Food Safety and Modernization Act. I've received a couple emails that have shed light on the Congressional bill and have posted a those excerpts below. The...


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