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TFF Meeting Report: Where We Go From Here

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

If you weren’t able to make it to the Tennessee Farmers and Freeholders meeting last night in Franklin, you really missed out. Not only did Frank Niceley give a fascinating speech telling the news of a very hopeful year for small farm legislation in Tennessee, but also there were a bunch of dedicated people there—farmers, […]

TF&F Meeting: November 12, 2008

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

What in the world is a “freeholder”? And what in the world is Tennessee Farmers & Freeholders? A freeholder is any farmer or other Tennessean who owns and runs his own place. Tennessee Farmers & Freeholders is an organization formed to give a voice to the invisible: Tennessee’s farmers, small businessmen and consumers are often […]

ACTION ALERT: Farm Bill Paves Way for Mandatory NAIS

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

*** CALL YOUR U.S. REPRESENTATIVE *** On Thursday, July 19, the U.S. House Ag Committee passed the Farm Bill with a provision that paves the way for mandatory NAIS. Inserted by Collin Peterson (U.S. House Ag. Committee Chairman, D-MN), the provision allows linking mandatory NAIS to Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) by repealing a law […]