Category Archives: Local Food and Government

Debunking the Need for Provisions in the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Simply put, the FSMA is inequitable in terms of its effect and impact on small to medium farmers. Furthermore, the FSMA is negatively impactful on the millions of consumers that choose local, organic, seasonal, and unprocessed foods.  Most notably on … Continue reading

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Town declares “Food Sovereignty”

Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right “to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing.” For more information, … Continue reading

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