Maine

September 30, 2015

Sixteen Maine Towns Have Now Adopted Food Sovereignty Ordinance

On July 1, the town of Bingham, ME passed the Local Food and Community Self-Governance Ordinance (LFCSGO) by a vote of 59-8, making it the sixteenth […]
July 27, 2015

Through the Eyes of a Food Freedom Fighter in Maine

This year, Maine is considering several “food freedom” bills (including a bill just passed by the House of Representatives that would loosen restrictions on raw milk […]
July 13, 2015

Maine House of Representatives Passes Raw Milk Bill

The Maine House of Representatives has passed a bill that would loosen raw milk restrictions in the state of Maine, allowing farmers to sell raw milk […]
May 4, 2015

Maine Raw Milk Bill Changes Still in Committee

A Maine bill that would allow dairy farmers to sell unpasteurized milk directly to consumers on the farm without a license is undergoing changes in committee […]
April 4, 2015

Raw Milk Gains Legislative Support in Maine

Raw milk advocates in Maine began 2015 optimistic about getting several food freedom passed by the Maine legislature, three of which would legalize the sales of […]
February 9, 2015

Maine Activists Optimistic for Food Rights in 2015

Despite difficulty passing measures by the Maine State Legislature to legalize raw milk and the highly publicized loss of farmer Dan Brown’s case in the Maine […]
August 1, 2014

Dan Brown, Maine

Fall 2014 On June 17, the Maine Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that Blue Hill Dairy farmer Dan Brown had violated state law by […]
July 18, 2014

Maine Farmer Loses State Supreme Court Battle

On June 17, 2014, the Maine Supreme Court issued the final word in Dan Brown’s 3-year legal battle against the state over his right to sell […]
June 23, 2014

Maine Raw Milk Case Reaches State Supreme Court

Dan Brown, a Maine farmer who has been battling the state over raw milk regulations since 2011, is getting his day in the state’s Supreme Judicial […]
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