The loving imperial government rolled in and shut down these horrible criminals daring to enter into contracts with willing customers who wished to purchase food and drink.Read more »
The new law would require anyone who drives a tractor to get a Commercial Drivers License. If a CDL was required the cost for food will increase dramatically. During times such as harvest farmers need to work long hours to get crops harvested before they spoil in the fields. CDL requirement would reduce the labor pool since the minimum age for a CDL is 21.Read more »
The hacker group Anonymous on Monday declared war against the city of Orlando, Florida, over the arrest of people handing out food to homeless people.Read more »
The LA school system has banned flavored milk because it leads to obesity when consumed in large quantities (and without proper exercise). Of course, LA school system's 'food police' have already taken action against other foods it deems inappropriate and recently banned 'junk food' from any LA school campus.
Is this an attack on liberty or simply protecting our children as the Superintendent claims? Does a public school system have the right to regulate what your child eats or drinks while they're on school property; property funded with your tax dollars?Read more »
The underground market seeks to encourage food entrepreneurship by helping young vendors avoid roughly $1,000 a year in fees -- including those for health permits and liability insurance -- required by legitimate farmers markets. Here, where the food rave -- call it a crave -- was born, the market organizers sidestep city health inspections by operating as a private club, requiring that participants become "members" (free) and sign a disclaimer noting that food might not be prepared in a space that has been inspected.Read more »
At this quasi-clandestine monthly event, a tribal gathering of young chefs, vendors and their iron-stomached followers are remaking the traditional farmers market as an indie food rave. In a sense it is civil disobedience on a paper plate.Read more »
Food Fight: Chicago School Bans Students From Bringing Own Lunches:
"Nutrition wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school."Read more »
This isn't an exhaustive list, by any means. But it's a list of 16 recent news items that spell trouble. From Wal-Mart itself warning people of inflation, to the fact that food manufacturers are quietly reducing the size of food packages (so that they don't have to raise prices ... for the time being), there's trouble on the horizon.
The author suggests not panicking, not worrying ... and looking to agorism.Read more »
The town of Sedgwick, Maine, currently leads the pack as far as food sovereignty is concerned. Local residents recently voted unanimously at a town hall meeting to pass an ordinance that reinforces its citizens' God-given rights to "produce, process, sell, purchase, and consume local foods of their choosing," which includes even state- and federally-restricted foods like raw milk.Read more »
When Sasha Hall, a 21-year-old woman from England, was approached by police officers for trying to salvage some of the 3,000 pounds of perfectly-good food that had been dumped on the street following a power...Read more »
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