Business As Usual? Fed Agencies Seem to Wait Their Turn to Go After Amos Miller 

One of the regulatory riddles surrounding the U.S. government’s long-running inspection order against Pennsylvania Amish farmer Amos Miller has been why the U.S. Department of Agriculture moved front-and-center on … READ MORE

New Age Dawning for Raw Milk? But Who Will Milk the Cows (and Pick the Veggies and Wash the Dishes)?

My friend Rifat Sonsino trying his hand(s) at milking a cow recently during a visit to a farm. I know for a fact he doesn’t want … READ MORE

Two Organisms, Same Govt Hysteria—Where Is the Consistency?

Six years ago, a prosecutor summed up the government’s case against a Missouri cheesemaking family: “This is not about the state’s goal to … READ MORE

I Stood Up for Your Food Rights, Will You Be There for My Rights?


Wisconsin demonstrators in support of farmer Vernon Hershberger, at a 2012 food rights rally outside the courthouse.

Four years ago, I sat in a Wisconsin … READ MORE

Can Anyone Save Amish Salve Maker Sam Girod from Rotting in Jail?

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Sam Girod’s salve products

The feds came for Amish salve maker Sam Girod this morning, hauling him off to jail, where … READ MORE

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