HOT Legal Issues – Raw Milk, NAIS and Direct Sales
Workshop co-sponsored by The Weston A. Price Foundation and the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
ATTENTION: Farmers, consumers, activists and journalists. Registration still open for this important conference on Friday, November 7, 2008. DON'T MISS IT!
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." — Charles Dickens aptly describes the current cauldron of EXPLODING consumer demand for raw milk and the ERODING small farming relations with state and federal ag departments.
THE TIME IS NOW… to learn and discuss important recent and coming events affecting our family farming community — direct-to-consumer sales, raw milk and National Animal Identification System (NAIS).
What’s up? What’s next? Where do we go from here?
Answers to these questions and more at this unique, one day workshop featuring farmers, attorneys, journalists and consumer activists on the front lines of raw milk, NAIS and direct-to-consumer sales issues.
Friday, November 7, 2008
10:00 a.. – 5:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency – San Francisco Airport
10:00 a.m. – Noon Hot Topics (Gary Cox, Judith McGeary)
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Making a Difference (David Gumpert, Judith Mc Geary, Mark Kastel)
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Farm-to-Consumer Connection (Mark Kastel, Mark McAfee, Michael Schmidt)
Gary Cox, Esq.d
General Counsel, Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Journalist/Activist Blogger - thecompletepatient.com - read widely by farmers, consumers, politicians and beauracrats.
President, The Cornucopia Institute seeking economic justice for the family-scale farm community.
Mark McAfee (CA) and Michael Schmidt (Canada)
Raw milk farmer activists on the front lines of the raw milk freedom movement
Judith McGeary, Esq.
NAIS Expert, Attorney and President, Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance and Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund Founding Board Member
This workshop is included as part of Weston A. Price Foundation 2008 Annual Conference and is being offered at a special rate as a courtesy to local farmers and consumers. If you are already registered for the conference, you don’t need to do anything besides show up!
Tuition for this exciting and informative workshop is $45.
A three-course gourmet lunch (featuring farm-fresh foods) is available for an additional $40. Advance reservation is required.
A limited number of scholarships are available through the Farm-to-Consumer Foundation (apply via email or call 703-208-3276).
Media is welcome to attend free of charge. Advance registration is requested. Please phone 240-379-7072 to register.
Hyatt Regency – SF Airport
1333 Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA 94010
Accessible by BART. Self parking is $10/day.