Virginia

September 14, 2018

Virginia Ag Department Clarifies Policy on Herdshares

VDACS states in writing that it is currently taking a hands-off approach.
September 9, 2018

Virginia: Victory Over Herdshare Threat

By Pete Kennedy, Esq. Update: Spring 2018 Joel Salatin said, “If this is not reminiscent of David and Goliath, I don’t know what is,” referring to […]
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 […]
February 6, 2018

Victory in Virginia – Bills Threatening Herd Shares Now Dead

Joel Salatin said, “If this is not reminiscent of David and Goliath, I don’t know what is”, referring to the defeat of two bills posing a […]
February 2, 2018

They are Rounding Up the Raw Milk Drinkers

Republished by permission from Bernadette Barber, originally posted 25 January 2018 at Virginia Food Freedom. Twin bills in the Virginia legislature, SB 962 by Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-26) […]
December 23, 2015

Virginia Bill Proposed to Legalize Raw Milk Sales

A new controversial Virginia bill, House Bill 1461, would allow state farmers to sell raw milk if they own three or less milking cows. Currently, cow […]
January 25, 2015

Will Raw Milk Become a Constitutional Right in Virginia?

When the Virginia General Assembly convenes on January 14, 2015, it will consider a constitutional amendment that would guarantee the right to buy homegrown food at […]
February 15, 2014

Raw Milk Fears Kill Virginia Food Freedom Act

On January 20, 2014, the Virginia House of Representatives shut down the Virginia Food Freedom Act (HB135), which would have allowed for the sale of prepared […]
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