Free Webinar: Conscious Consumers to Learn How Policy Hinders Sustainable Farmers

We are hopeful and grateful for this increased interest and support for the local small farmer. Yet there is a serious disconnect between increased consumer demand for local food and the regulatory system that makes this so difficult. FTCLDF wants consumers to understand just how difficult federal, state, and local polices make independent…

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Regenerating Soils By Grazing Cattle and Pigs

Grazing multiple species provides many benefits, not the least of which is enterprise stacking that allows each acre to create more than one saleable product in the same growing season. Our topic here is how to make multi-species grazing regenerative in the biological sense. We custom graze replacement heifers in front of our pigs, with 37 heifers and slightly more than 100 finisher pigs moving in a leader…

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April’s Member Photo Monday!

Every Monday is Member Photo Monday where we feature a member photo 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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Product with Secondary Inhibitors, Not Shelf Stable

This month we consider a hazard analysis for a product in the Product with Secondary Inhibitors, Not Shelf Stable processing category. What is a Product with Secondary Inhibitors, Not Shelf Stable? If you do not know, you cannot conduct a hazard…

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Agritourism Law Primer

Like any other business, farm survival is best achieved by those who remain nimble and can adjust their business plans to accommodate the needs and desires of their customer base while generating more income for themselves. Agritourism is an excellent option to reach those goals and, fortunately, there are laws across the country that support these…

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