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.
Thanks to you, our valued supporter, this year we responded to more than 650 inquiries from members seeking advice, information, legal services, or consultation, and from non-members demonstrating interest in becoming members. We are proud of the work we do, and we could not do it without your help.
On behalf of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF), we thank you for protecting the food freedom of hundreds of people and for allowing us to help nearly 500 members in 2017. One of those members is homesteader Joe Grundy from Wisconsin. For the last decade, Joe has parked his antique tractor in his front yard as an expression of respect for farming and love for his country. Last summer, he received a citation for the tractor, but Joe suspects it has more to do with the vegetable garden planted in his front yard. The case went to trial in October, with the city claiming Joe is violating an ordinance prohibiting vehicles placed in front lawns. FTCLDF attorney Elizabeth Rich defended Joe in court, along with his supporters, some of them arriving on their own tractors! FTCLDF vigorously defends the rights of homesteaders like Joe to produce food on their property; this is at the heart of FTCLDF's mission.
Every day, your support makes stories like Joe's possible. Today, we're launching our 2017 Year-End Campaign. You see, even though we directly helped over 650 people in 2017, member fees do not cover everything. Donations help keep our legal team up-to-date on current food laws, and help to support policy work that is needed to maintain or expand food freedom at the state and federal level.
That's why our goal for this campaign is to raise $20,000by December 31st. If we raise that amount, we will be able to do more for our members and work on policy initiatives to advance food freedom.
Atlanta, we need your help to make it happen.
Would you be willing to make a special year-end donation of $25, $50, $100 or whatever you can give to help us meet our goal and to continue to protect the freedoms of farmers, artisan food producers, homesteaders and consumers across the country?
We simply cannot do it without you. Your support will make a real, lasting impact in the food freedom movement.
Please consider making a year-end donation to the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund to help us continue our mission to defend the rights and broaden the freedoms of family farms and protect consumer access to raw milk and nutrient-dense food. Click HERE to make a donation.* If you would like to mail in a donation, please click HERE. Alternatively, donations can be made by calling 703-208-3276.
*The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund is a 501(c)4 organization.
Your donation is not deductible as a charitable contribution because donations are used, in part, for lobbying.To make a tax-deductible donation, please visit our sister site, the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund Foundation HERE.
Any donation amount is appreciated and will be used to further our mission.
Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF), 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.