Massachusetts

December 9, 2018

Massachusetts Governor Amends Bill Provisions Expanding Raw Milk Access

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. On August 9 Massachusetts Governor Charles Baker amended a provision in an appropriations bill that would have expanded raw milk access for […]
September 24, 2018

Massachusetts Governor Meddles With Raw Milk Bill

Having his cake and eating it, too: he vetoes bills & makes his own.
March 11, 2018

STATE RAW MILK BILLS – 2018 UPDATE

There have been raw milk bills before the legislature in ten different states so far this current session. A bill has made it to the governor’s […]
January 4, 2016

Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Backs Farm-Friendly Bills for 2015-16 Legislative Session

The Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation is backing 15 bills in the 2015-16 legislative session that are friendly to small farms, removing red tape that is harmful […]
August 10, 2015

Massachusetts Legislator Wants to Loosen Raw Milk Restrictions

Raw milk sales are currently legal in the state of Massachusetts via cow sharing. However, there are restrictions in place – requiring consumers to pick up […]
February 3, 2014

Lawton’s Family Farm, Massachusetts

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. The future of Lawton’s Family Farm (Lawton’s), one of the oldest farms in the U.S., was threatened by the town of Foxborough’s […]
January 10, 2014

Raw Milk Victory in Foxborough, MA

Sales of raw milk will continue in Foxborough, Massachusetts after the town’s Board of Health rejected proposed regulations that would ban the food. The Foxborough Board […]
December 11, 2013

Public Interest in Raw Milk Overwhelms Foxborough, MA

Foxborough, MA Public Hearing on Raw Milk Moved to December 16 The public hearing on proposed changes to the regulations allowing the sales of raw milk […]
November 25, 2013

Massachusetts Family Farm Since 1732 Threatened by New Proposed Regulations on Raw Milk

The town of Foxborough, MA is considering new regulations that would limit the bacteria count of raw milk to a more stringent level than current state […]
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