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In Celebration of Food Freedom and Voluntary Exchange in August

Join the Raw Milk Freedom Riders and Lemonade Freedom Day for a Two-day Event in Celebration of Food Freedom and Voluntary Exchange

www.RawMilkFreedomRiders.com www.LemonadeFreedom.com

If you are unable to make it, please consider making a donation HERE.

DAY ONE: “Know your Rights” Workshop
Friday, August 17, 2012 2:00 pm-5:30 pm followed by dinner
Learn about a history of peaceful non-compliance, how to peacefully stand up for your rights in confrontational situations and how to take responsibility for your freedom. Farm fresh dinner to follow.

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Farmer Faces Possible 3-year Prison Term for Feeding Community

Press release from Farm Food Freedom:

Customers and Other Supporters Stand with Farmer

February 24, 2012–Baraboo, WI—Food sovereignty activists from around North America will meet at this tiny town on March 2, 2012 to support Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger and food sovereignty. Hershberger, who has a court hearing that day, is charged with four criminal misdemeanors that could land him in prison for three years with fines of over $10,000. The Wisconsin Department of Agricultural Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) targeted Hershberger for supplying a private buying club with fresh milk and other farm products.

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FDA Escalates War Against Amish Dairy Farmers

Kinzers PA – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) apparent war on Amish raw dairy farmers escalated on December 6 when the agency filed a “motion for summary judgment,” with Pennsylvania judge Lawrence Stengler. The motion requests a permanent injunction against dairy farmer Dan Allgyer selling fresh milk out of state. FDA asserts that regulation 21 CFR §1240.61 criminalizes any sale of milk intended to cross state lines.

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