Barbara H. Peterson on August 19th, 2013

Alvin Schlangen sentenced to fines, 1-year probation and 90 days in jail suspended for picking up food that people already own and delivering it to them. So, if I pick up food at a neighbor’s house and deliver that food to another neighbor as a favor, am I a criminal? Think about it…

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Barbara H. Peterson on May 26th, 2013

Hershberger said he was pleased with the acquittals, and that now he can return to his farm in Loganville and continue to run his food store without a retail license because it’s a members-only buying club. “I can continue to feed my community,” he said.

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Barbara H. Peterson on May 20th, 2013

A goat will keep you alive. Yes, it’s true, and I have spent the last several weeks proving just that.

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Barbara H. Peterson on March 19th, 2013

Just how much compromise do we have to accept to feel that it is okay to allow others to put poison in our food, to spray poisons on the land that we are supposed to be stewards of, to poison our animals that trust us to take care of them, to drop poisons from the sky, to put poisons in pills and vaccines that we are ordered to get if we want to keep subsistence jobs working for people who would rather see us dead than alive because we are just a statistic and replaceable, and to poison our very water supply?

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Barbara H. Peterson on August 16th, 2012

On August 18, 2012 a group of mothers and others, members of the advocacy groups, the Raw Milk Freedom Riders and Lemonade Freedom Day, will take their raw milk and lemonade to the lawn of the US Capitol to celebrate their right to “voluntary exchange.”

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Barbara H. Peterson on February 29th, 2012

“I am proud of what I am doing. There is nothing wrong with peacefully providing food to members of my community who want it,” claims Hershberger. “The state might put me in jail, but they cannot stop people from feeding their neighbors.”

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