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3.17.2011

Leadership in action

Maine Town Declares Food Sovereignty

Source: www.foodrenegade.com

Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right “to produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing.” This includes raw milk, locally slaughtered meats, and just about anything else you can imagine. It’s also a decided bucking of state and federal laws.

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Copy of Local Food Ordinance

2 comments:

kathi dunphy said...

Cheering for the Mainers! Apparantly the state of Vermont is doing the same thing.

PCGM - GMPC said...

Thanks for your comment Kathi. Would love to learn more about Vermont!