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If You Believe in the Right to Choose Your Food - ...

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday June 28, 2012   -   By David

Tamworth Barrow circa 1920 Heritage breed hogs are under attack by the Michigan Department of Natural resources. This is a picture of a Tamworth barrow that was a prize winning pig in 1920. Below is a picture of a Tamworth barrow today. To me...

Organic Standards Corruption and Small Farms

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday May 16, 2012   -   By David

The more distant your relationship with the person who produces your food, the more potential for corruption. Dr Mercola and the Cornucopia Institute have been pointing out the mass corruption in the organic movement. As with anything that...

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...

Farm Stand Forced to Close

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday January 25, 2012   -   By David

I'm always so frustrated when I read about other farmers coming under such attack from our elected officials and government workers. As small farmers and local food supporters we have to stick together and the Farm-to-Cunsumer Legal Defense Fund is one of the...

Joel Salatin - Folk's This Ain't Normal

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday September 01, 2011   -   By David

Love him or hate him, Joel Salatin is leading the charge when it comes to small farms.  I can't wait to read his new book coming out in October. I love the fact that Joel has got the ear of a portion of America that is big enough to help bring about...

Testing Time

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday February 07, 2011   -   By Megan

It's that time of year again. The state vet will be out in a few days to Bangs test the herd and Tric thest the bulls that are for sale, all the cattle that are breeders must be bangs tested annually. The testing is to make sure that they are free from...

New Labeling Law for 2012

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Tuesday January 11, 2011   -   By Megan

Starting January 1, 2012 Nutritional labeling will be required on over 40 retail meat and poultry cuts packaged for retail sale. Small farms are exempt from the requirement but I don't think it is a bad idea to be prepared anyway. The labels are available free...

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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. 

So, let the games begin!

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Wednesday June 16, 2010   -   By Angela

So, it finally happened.....The Government drew a line in the sand  that I just wouldn't/couldn't cross.   Just one more hit to the small farmer/producer.  In my misguided attempt to "do it right", I made it past the county...


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