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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Thursday, June 28, 2018
NEWS DIGEST: Attention! Jam Packed Email Coming Your Way
Happy Thursday, food freedom friend! Now that the Profitable Farm Workshops are well underway, we are returning to our regularly scheduled twice monthly News Digests. There are still a few tickets left for the Profitable Farm Workshops in Oregon on July 7 and in Kentucky on August 10 if you'd like to join us.
We're very excited to introduce you to the Cottage Foods Map and Chart, which explains how you can legally sell cottage foods in your state. This week we also have a real food supporter's story about accessing raw milk in D.C. and we are introducing our July FTCLDF Book Club title. See more on each of these below.
Have a real-food-filled week!
- FTCLDF Team
NEWS DIGEST Thursday, June 28
The FDA Food Code prohibits the sale of food made in home kitchens, which means that most states did the same for many years. In the last decade, however, great progress has been made in adopting "cottage food laws" in almost every state. Each state's cottage food law is unique to that specific state as there are no federal norms. The one...
This week we are featuring a FTCLDF supporter's story about her weekly journey to obtain raw milk. Julia shares how raw milk has changed her health for the better and the hoops she had to jump through just to obtain it.
We hope you enjoyed reading A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved Its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement by Philip Ackerman-Leist.
The next book we are featuring is The Suburban Micro-Farm by Amy Stross. The Suburban Micro-Farm will show you how to grow your own fruits, herbs, and vegetables even on a limited schedule. From seed to harvest, this book will keep you on track so you feel a sense of accomplishment for your efforts.
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.