Category Archives: Food Sovereignty

FDA Michael Taylor’s Resignation called for by Bob St. Peter

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Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree Letter to FDA on Raw Milk & Food Safety Czar Michael Taylor

On Nov. 18, Maine 1st Congressional District Chellie Pingree sent a letter to the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration questioning their support of farm raids and the arrests of farmers. Rep. Pingree also questions whether Food Safety Czar … Continue reading

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Farmer Heather Leads the Way!

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Jeff Beyea Raises Concerns Regarding Commissioner Walt Whitcomb

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Dan Brown Speaks! (Blue Hill Rally 11/18/11)

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WABI TV Coverage of the 11/18/11 Rally at Blue Hill Town Hall

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Similar Fights Across the Country

The following are articles and media about similar struggles across the country: Health Department Closes Church Hot Meal Program Cupcake-Selling Boys Shut Down by Cops Speak Out Charity Kitchen Shut Down for Thanksgiving Do You Eat Illegal Baked Goods? Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Farmer Maggie Writes to Maine’s Governor LePage and Commissioner Whitcomb

Quoting Maggie Robertson <maggiethefarmer@windstream.net>: Dear Governor LePage and Mr. Whitcomb, It is with great concern that I am reading about the lawsuit filed  by  the State of Maine against farmer Dan Brown of Blue Hill, Maine. Farmers and consumers across … Continue reading

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Seven Principles of Food Sovereignty

Via Campesina’s Seven Principles of Food Sovereignty Food: A Basic Human Right. Everyone must have access to safe, nutritious and culturally appropriate food in sufficient quantity and quality to sustain a healthy life with full human dignity. Each nation should … Continue reading

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FOOD SOVEREIGNTY 101

What is Food Sovereignty? Food sovereignty is the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems. It puts those who produce, … Continue reading

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