Atlanta Real Food is run by the Atlanta area chapter leaders of The Weston A. Price Foundation. Here you will find the latest news from local farmers, get information on how to properly prepare real foods, and stay up to date on local events.
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
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FTCLDF protects small farmers, artisan food producers, their consumers, and homesteaders from harassment by federal, state, and local agencies. We must continue to protect these local food movement champions while Big Ag and some of their government allies attempt to squash this competition.
We are a true grassroots organization and receive no government funding and little or no corporate funding. Our main sources of revenue are membership fees, individual donations, and grants from our new sister organization, the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund Foundation.
This year, we:
Filed a petition with FDA that would overturn the interstate ban on raw butter
Successfully represented Amish farmer Christian Zook in Pennsylvania for a fourth time in again stopping attempts by the government to shut down his own farm store
Provided representation to member Tammy Chavez in the fight to stop government efforts to limit raw milk distribution in Texas
Provided funding for legal representation to dairy farmer Dave Berglund in his effort to get a court ruling that the Minnesota and U.S. Constitutions give him the right to sell the products of his farm direct to consumers without government regulation
Continued to work on passage of the PRIME Act, a bill before Congress that would give states the option of allowing the sale of custom processed meat
Provided representation in zoning cases to protect the right of people to grow their own food and make a living off of their land
and much more!
Please support your food choices and our necessary work--make a tax-deductible donation atwww.ftcldff.org/donate
Any donation amount is appreciated and will be used to further our mission.
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, defends the rights and broadens the freedoms of family farms and artisan food producers while protecting consumer access to raw milk and nutrient-dense foods.