Farming is hard enough! Add the burden and financially draining intrusion of government regulation, it's a wonder the local, direct-to-consumer food renaissance is able to gather steam. Learn about the important work being done by the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund to help farmers, artisans, co-ops and consumers keep food REAL!
Pete Kennedy is an attorney in Sarasota, Fla., and serves as president of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, which launched on July 4, 2007. Kennedy works on issues related to food and agricultural law, including raw milk distribution, on-farm poultry processing, cottage foods, right-to-farm issues and the FDA food code.
Visit www.farmtoconsumer.org for more information.