Egg Sales in Illinois

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Generally speaking, there are two ways an egg producer can sell their flock’s eggs in Illinois. Under Illinois law, producers can sell eggs produced by their own flock directly to household consumers for their personal use without a license or inspection if the eggs are sold directly from the premises where the eggs are produced. If, however you wish to …

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Ask Ruth: Egg Sales in Illinois

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Generally speaking, there are two ways an egg producer can sell their flock’s eggs in Illinois. Under Illinois law, producers can sell eggs produced by their own flock directly to household consumers for their personal use without a license or inspection if the eggs are sold directly from the premises where the eggs are produced. If, however you wish to …

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Episode 27 of Ag Law Today: Community Supported Agriculture

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I’m talking Community Supported Agriculture (“CSA’s) in this week’s episode of Ag Law Today featuring Jesse Haskins, a fellow agriculture lawyer in Florida.  Please check it out and don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or YouTube so you don’t miss a beat!

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Episode 19 of Ag Law Today: Direct Farm Marketing

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Loved this conversation with fellow Illinois food and agriculture lawyer, Rich Schell, on all things direct farm marketing.  Don’t forget to subscribe on YouTube or iTunes.  Links are also posted on my Podcasts page here.

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Presentation on Direct Farm Marketing

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This is my powerpoint presentation from the direct farm marketing, agri-tourism and local food presentation that I gave at the University of Tennessee about a month ago.  My part of the presentation focuses on Community Supported Agriculture (“CSA”) Agreements, volunteer farm labor and the USDA Statistics from the Census of Agriculture on local food and direct farm marketing.  Here is …

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Raw Milk Regulations in New York

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With the popularity of farmers markets rising, some consumers are more and more interested in getting food products straight from the farm. One of the products that is becoming more popular with the public is raw milk. Raw milk is milk that has not been pasteurized. Consumers of raw milk are fans of the creamy taste and thicker texture as …

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Outline on Local Food Law

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I will be tweeting today from the University of Tennessee!  I’m the keynote speaker this morning (whew- that’s fancy!  wish me luck) and a panelist talking about local food law.  This outline was prepared for today’s panel.  It’s chalk full of great info on farmers’ markets, Community Supported Agriculture, on-farm poultry slaughter, volunteer farm labor, etc.  What I really love …

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Heading to Tennessee for a Keynote and Panel Discussion on Direct Farm Marketing

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I will be taking off next week for Tennessee for the Tennessee College of Law’s Agriculture Law & Policy Symposium, “A Look into the Field:  Food and Agriculture Law and Policy” on October 9, 2015 in Knoxville, Tennessee.  I am participating in a panel discussion titled “Agri-Tourism, CSA’s and Direct to Consumer Sales” – as I noted previously, you can …

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Outline on Various Local Food Law Issues

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I am a panelist next month in Tennessee and “Agritourism, CSA’s and Direct to Consumer Sales.”  This outline was prepared for this panel. It contains both New York and Tennessee nuances. It discusses statistics re local food from the USDA Census of Agriculture and delves into Community Supported Agriculture, Farmers’ Markets, Agrotourism, Volunteer Farm Labor and Employment Law, On-Farm Poultry Slaughter, …

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My Lawline Presentation on Livestock Law

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I had a great time presenting last week to Lawline on a “Survey of Legal Issues Affecting Livestock Producers”.  I have included my presentation slides below. [slideshare id=47744828&doc=lawline-livestockissues-150504153516-conversion-gate02]

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Overview of New York Local Food Law

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I recently wrote this article giving an overview of local food law in New York.  It gives an overview of the myriad of legal issues affecting farmers and food entrepreneurs involved in the local food movement including direct farm marketing, cottage food operation law, and a checklist of other legal issues such food safety, contract law, land use and zoning, insurance …

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Lawline Lecture: Counseling the Local Food Movement

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As I noted in this post, last month, I enjoyed presenting at Lawline on Counseling the Local Food Movement Part II.  It was Part III of a Three Part series that I did at Lawline this fall on food and agriculture law.  In this presentation, I discuss I discuss Food Safety Modernization Act, the National Organic Program, Right-to-Farm law, backyard …

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