Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Fallout Continues over MI Ag Commission Decision on Backyard Farmers

The Michigan Ag Commission's recent decision to remove many urban and suburban backyard farmers from Right to Farm protection has sent shivers through communities around the state where people raise small flocks of chickens and other animals to ensure their families have safe, healthy, humane food.

Three Less=More coalition members testified against the rule changes that removed the protection, and many stories have appeared in the media since then. Below are some links to some of the coverage...

5.2.14, Michigan Loses Right-to-Farm This Week,

5.4.14, New Michigan Urban Farm Policy Creates More Uncertainty, Detroit News 

5.7.14, Michigan's Change to Its Right-to-Farm Act Brings Advocates Together, Backyard Poultry Magazine

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