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Thursday, March 30, 2017

NEWS DIGEST - Know Your State's On-Farm Poultry Processing License Requirements?

Food Freedom in WY, Herd Shares in VA, + Poultry Processing Chart Update
Dear Food Freedom Friend,

Here's what we have in store for you this week: 
  • Great news for food freedom in Wyoming! Similar legislation may work in your state.
  • How herd shares began in Virginia. Many battles have been won, but the war is not over for Virginia or the other 49 states.
  • Plus, we've updated the State-by-State On-Farm Poultry Processing chart to include licensing requirements for each state.
  • Also, if you want to talk to us in person, check out FTCLDF Acting President Elizabeth's upcoming talks at the Mother Earth News Fair in May! Then check out our Events Calendar to see if we'll be near you anytime soon.
See more details on the above, below!

News Digest - What's Up?    
March 30, 2017

On March 6 Governor Matt Mead (R) signed two different bills into law that further expand sales of unregulated foods from producer direct to consumers in Wyoming. The bills are House Bill 129, sponsored by Representative Tyler Lindholm...

by Christine Solem

In 1975 when I first started milking goats on my small ten-acre farm near Charlottesville, I was besieged by persons allergic to pasteurized cow milk and/or just wanting to consume raw milk. Not knowing the law but having heard...


Check out the latest addition to the Poultry Nation chart, the guide to "Licensing Requirements" in each state here.

Thanks to FTCLDF Attorney Brandy McAllister for her work on this.


Attend these engaging and informative talks by our Acting President Elizabeth Rich, attorney and farmer, at the Mother Earth News Fair North Carolina on May 6-7:


And find out what else we're up to:
  • WHO is speaking, 
  • WHAT exciting events we are planning,
  • WHEN we are exhibiting, and
  • WHERE we are going

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