Archive for the 'Raw Milk Sales' Category

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 [...]

Legal Defense Fund Moves to Stop Animal ID Program

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Attorneys for the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund today sent a Notice of Intent to Sue letter to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) over implementation of the National Animal Identification System (NAIS), a plan to electronically track every livestock animal in the country. The Notice asks the [...]

New York Dairy Farmer Turns the Tables When the Ag Inspectors Arrive for a Visit

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Wondering what an article about a New York dairy farmer is doing on a Tennessee site? Read on. This article first appeared at Over the last two weeks, Andrea Elliott has been writing emails to farm associations, her Congressman, and members of the U.S. House and Senate agriculture committees—all urging that the upcoming farm [...]