Barbara H. Peterson on February 4th, 2014

Would you buy ‘USDA Certified Organic’ made by Monsanto?

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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 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 April 26th, 2012

In order to sell your home grown fruit at the now centrally planned “farmers market” you must submit a “crop plan” and have your Garden inspected by filling out a “farm schedule.” After that’s done you’re more than welcome to sell your oranges once you fill out your various tax forms, sign the ten page 8000 word contract agreement with the city manager, pay your filing fees and attain your organic certification and proper permits.

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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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