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FARMERS AND CONSUMERS
FREEDOM & LIBERTY SEMINAR

THE REAL DEAL ABOUT REAL MILK

Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Independent Farmers and Consumers Association (PICFA)

DATE:
August 2, 2008
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

LOCATION:
Cedar Crest High School
115 East Evergreen Road
Lebanon, Pennsylvania  17042

This seminar is for you if...

  • You are concerned about preserving your food choices;
  • You are concerned about food safety and security;
  • You are concerned about the issues with the (Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture) PDA's Raw Milk Permit;
  • You want to know what a permit really costs!
  • You are a raw milk permitted farmer and want to give up your permit but not sure how to go about it;
  • You have concerns about farms that do not participate in the PDA's  raw milk permit program or
  • You question how a raw milk permit makes raw milk safe.

Come and hear answers to these and other questions and concerns about Direct Farmer-to-Consumer Sales,  Raw Milk and PDA's Raw Milk Permit and how it affects you.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Sally Fallon-Morell
President, Weston A. Price Foundation

Find out why raw milk is the best food for growing children and for the whole family; how it helps the body fight disease; and why it has its own built-in safety mechanism.  The economic and environmental benefits of small scale raw milk production and tricks used by anti-raw milk forces will also be discussed.

FEATURED SPEAKERS
State Senator Mike Folmer - Lancaster, Lebanon, Berks, and Chester Counties

Jonas Stoltzfus - President of PICFA  (Pennsylvania Independent Consumers & Farmers Association)        

Ted Beals - MD, Retired Pathologist

Professor William Taylor Reil - Constitutional Scholar

State Representative Sam Rohrer -  R-Berks County

Peter Kennedy - Vice President of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund

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SCHEDULE
7:30  - 8:15  Registration and Exhibitors

8:15 - 8:45  Introductions and Opening Comments - State Senator Mike Folmer Jonas Stoltzfus, President of PICFA

8:45 - 9:00  Farmers' and Consumers' Concerns

9:00 - 10:30 A Campaign for Real Milk: Science Supports The Health BENEFITS and Safety of Raw Milk
- Sally Fallon Morell - Keynote Speaker

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:45 Appropriate Testing for Fresh Unprocessed Milk - Ted Beals, MD

11:45 - 12:00 C.A.R.E. and its Purpose

12:00 - 1:30  Lunch - Nutrient-Rich Food Provided by Local Farmers

1:30 - 2:15  The Pennsylvania Constitution and our Lawful Remedies - William Taylor Reil

2:15 - 2:45  Legislative Efforts and How Citizens Can
Help - State Representative Sam Rohrer

2:45 - 3:15  Break

3:15 - 3:45  Farmer-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Purpose, Activities and Solutions - Peter Kennedy, Vice President of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund

3:45 - 4:45  Question and Answer Panel - All Speakers

4:45 - 5:00  Closing Comments - State Senator Mike Folmer & Jonas Stoltzfus - President of PICFA

5:00 - 6:00  Visit with Speakers & Exhibitors for the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund

DIRECTIONS
From Lancaster and the PA Turnpike: Take Rt. 72 North from Lancaster past the entrance to the PA Turnpike to the first traffic light and Quentin (Riding Club is on your right). Proceed through the light to the next traffic light, turning R on Rocherty Road. Proceed through the next intersection and traffic light. Continue straight ahead (Rocherty becomes Evergreen Road) for one mile. Campus is on your left.
Directions: From the North: Take R. 81 South to the Rt. 72 exit. Take Rt. 72 South into Lebanon and turn right on 12th Street. Follow 12th Street to Walnut Street. Turn L onto Walnut Street and follow to Lincoln Avenue (12 blocks). Turn R onto Lincoln Avenue and proceed out of the city, through two traffic lights to a stop sign (South Hills Park is on your left). Proceed through this stop sign past the VA Medical Center to the next stop sign. Turn L and proceed 1/4 miles to Campus

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REGISTRATION
RSVP by July 19, 2008

Name

Address    

City              State             Zip  

Phone

E-mail     

_____ Adult(S)                        $20       $______    

_____ Children (10 and under)  $10        $______    
                  Total Amount Enclosed         $______
     
Registration Fee Includes Delicious Farm Lunch!

Register Early, Seating is Limited!
There will be an additional $5 cost for all those that pay at the door on August 2.  Please note seating is limited.

Please send this registration with check or  money order payable to PICFA

Mail to:
PICFA
P.O. Box 136
Blain, Pennsylvania  17006

To register after July 19th, call 717-432-2231 or email [email protected], www.PICFA.org

NOTE:
No alcoholic beverages or smoking on the premises.
Parents are responsible for the conduct of their children.

No food or drinks allowed in the auditorium.

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