New Pittsburgh Courier: Black Farmers’ Lives Matter

Oct 14, 2015 By Heather Gray, Federation of Southern Cooperatives Full Article The 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize will be shared by the Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund (Federation) and the  Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras. The prize will be presented in Des Moines on October 14, 2015. Thankfully, this prize honors the important work Continue Reading

Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund: State Raw Milk Legislation Recap

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. June 18, 2015 Full Article his year has been a productive session for legislation increasing access to raw milk. While there is still resistance to raw milk legislation, opposition has declined overall around the country. With deaths being attributed to the consumption of cheese and ice cream made with pasteurized milk, Continue Reading

WCSH: Food sovereignty fight taken to Maine’s highest court

By Tim Goff May 13, 2014 Full Article and Video PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A fight over local control and food sovereignty that began in the fields of Blue Hill more than two and a half years ago, spilled over into the state’s highest court on Tuesday. Justices with the Maine Judicial Supreme Court Continue Reading

Politico: Food Freedom movement grows with help from left

By TARINI PARTI and HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH 4/22/14 Full Article Farmers should have the right to milk a cow and sell a gallon of that milk to their neighbors, argue libertarian supporters of the “food freedom” movement. They should be able to slaughter and sell the meat of the livestock they raised directly to consumers. Continue Reading