Raw Milk Symposium Will Explore Raw Milk Safety Issues
October 21, 2014 13:54 ET | Weston A. Price Foundation
Washington DC, Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The annual raw milk symposium presented by the nutrition education nonprofit, The Weston A. Price Foundation, will be available to the public and to...
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Food Freedom Fest Celebrates Local Food Hero
July 29, 2014 13:56 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Staunton, VA, July 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Farmers, foodies, politicians and others dedicated to advancing food freedom unite for a weekend festival in the scenic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on...
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Businesses Threatened by Closure of Drakes Bay Oyster Company file Emergency Suit to Stop its Closure on July 31
July 18, 2014 16:06 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
San Francisco, July 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Late last night, West Marin businesses and others that directly depend on the continued operation of the Drakes Bay Oyster Company filed an emergency...
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Precedent Setting Agriculture Bill Signed by Governor Terry McAuliffe
March 10, 2014 12:35 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Falls Church, VA, March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Virginia Senate Bill 51 (SB51), a landmark bill creating more economic opportunities and decreasing regulations for Virginia's family farms was...
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After 2-Year Court Battle Baker's Pigs Now Legal
March 04, 2014 11:53 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Lake City, Michigan, March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two years after suing the Michigan Department of Natural Resources over the legality of its swine Invasive Species Order (ISO), Mark Baker is now...
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Virginia Task Force Results in New On-Farm Activities Bill
January 14, 2014 16:16 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Last year's bill to redress aggrieved farmer, Martha Boneta, is now retooled and a new bill HB268 was introduced on January 8, 2014,  by...
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Minnesota Jury Convicts Peaceful Farmer on Five Charges
August 19, 2013 13:17 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Stearns County, MN, Aug. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Long-time farmer, Alvin Schlangen, was convicted by a jury of 6 on five charges related to feeding his community. The conviction came on August 15...
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Minnesota Aims--Again--to Jail Peaceful Farmer
August 06, 2013 13:20 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Stearns, Co, MN, Aug. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stearns County, MN--(August 6, 2013)-- Peaceful farmer, Alvin Schlangen, faces five criminal charges with a possible penalty of up to 15 months...
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Wisconsin Aims to Jail Amish Farmer
June 03, 2013 10:04 ET | Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Baraboo, Wisconsin, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Less than a week after the jury acquitted him of three criminal charges, Eric Defort and Phillip Ferris, attorneys for the Wisconsin...
National Farmers Union Endorses Raw Milk
March 20, 2013 14:30 ET | Weston A. Price Foundation
Washington, DC, March 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF) announces that the National Farmers Union (NFU) has adopted new pro-raw milk policies at its 111th...