The hall of the Southard Grange in Howell, NJ of which I am proud to be an officer, is one of the few left in New Jersey. With the influence of huge corporations like Monsanto foisting GMO's on consumers, I think it's disgraceful that local farmers who offer a healthy alternative are being prevented from doing just that. Band together, support your local Grange and sustainable agriculture !
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There are plenty of studies showing that raw milk is not only safe, but better for you than pasteurized milk. Still, Congress, under the influence of the dairy industry, is reluctant to legalize sales of raw milk. But that hasn't stopped states from trying and, in many cases, succeeding. Raw or pasteurized, there's one variety of milk you don't want. The kind that comes from factory…
Love your local farms, farmers markets and CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture)? They could be in trouble thanks to burdensome new rules proposed under the Food Safety & Modernization Act (FSMA). Unless the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) agrees to some key changes in the FSMA, the law will erect new barriers for small and mid-scale farmers and processors who have…
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