Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
For Farmers and Consumers Defending the Right to Buy and Protecting the
Right to Sell Nutritious Food Directly from the Farm

The Fund will provide educational services that will promote and protect grass-based farms. These may include:

1. The creation or adoption of business models for members that will enable them to operate legally without being subject to government regulation;

2. The establishment of an informational help line that members can use to have any legal or business questions answered;

3. Provision of an electronic newsletter and/or information updates notifying members of any legal or other developments in the U.S. that could affect the operation of Association members;

4. Establishment a central repository of scientific research, case law precedent, and relevant statutory and administrative laws that will better enable lawyers to effectively represent members; and

5. The creation or adoption of buyers cooperative models for consumers interested in buying direct from qualifying farms.