Upcoming Members-Only Webinar – Farm-to-Chef: Marketing Your Small Farm to Restaurants

We host our third live members-only webinar of the year on Thursday, September 30 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 12 p.m. Central, 1 p.m. Eastern. The topic is “Farm-to-Chef: Marketing Your Small Farm to Restaurants,” and the webinar features FTCLDF farmer member Jeff Siewicki and Executive Director Alexia Kulwiec. We will also hear from Season 16 Top Chef winner and Alabama-based…

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Fully Cooked, Not Shelf Stable

This month we consider a hazard analysis for a product in the Fully Cooked, Not Shelf Stable processing category. What is Fully Cooked, Not Shelf Stable? If you do not know, you cannot conduct a hazard analysis. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) defines “product” to…

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August’s Member Monday!

Every Monday is Member Monday where we feature a member photo or video on our Instagram and Facebook pages. Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund is proud of our members, and we take great pleasure in highlighting their operations and the awesome work they are conducting in sustainable farming, animal husbandry, artisanal…

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Local Officials Bully Pennsylvania Small Farmers

FTCLDF members in a small Pennsylvania borough’s Historical-Rural Residential district are being dragged through the courts for carrying on normal farming operations. Dundee Farm and Fields, LLC has historically raised sheep, produced wool products, grown and sold flowers, herbs and vegetables, and raised bees for local honey. They have long been active in the community and were known for…

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Attorneys Wanted: Help Our Farmers Grow!

FTCLDF services are needed more than ever as the call for locally grown food increases. For just $125 a year, FTCLDF provides legal assistance to farmer and food producer members in finding ways to sell fresh wholesome food directly to their consumers. To meet this increasing demand, we seek more attorneys to join this effort. FTCLDF has an ongoing need for attorneys willing to work at reduced…

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