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VICFA’s Third Annual Legislators on the Farm Day

Polyface Farm, Swoope Virginia

Saturday, October 18, 2008
Legislators: 12:00 – 2:00
General Public: 1:00 – 3:00
Potluck Dinner on the Grounds --
Please bring a dish to share
Phone calls are important, too!
Sample invitation

Dear________ ,
            I am your constituent and I support eating locally.   Local farms provide the healthy food I want, support rural economies, preserve rural lands, and foster community life.  I want our laws to support local food.
            Please come to the Virginia Independent Consumers and Farmers Association third annual Legislators on the Farm Day Saturday October 18 in Swoope.  Meet with renowned sustainable farmer Joel Salatin from 12:00 – 1:00, then speak to the crowd and enjoy dinner of farm fresh locally produced foods.
            Your name
            Address and phone number (necessary so they know you are a constituent)

State delegate and senator: http://legis.state.va.us
U.S. Representative:  http://www.house.gov/
U.S. Senators (Virginia): Jim Webb (202) 224-4024l; John Warner (202) 224-2023    
Please contact your legislators immediately!!
Space is limited: You must register to attend. Registration closes October 15, or when full.
Register and information: email, phone, or mail:
[email protected] *804.366.6051* VICFA, P.O. Box 915 Charlottesville, VA 22902

  • Meet area food producers and farmers

  • Purchase Polyface meats, eggs and books

  • Share a real food potluck dinner

  • Peruse information table

  • Discover how neighborhood farms preserve the rural landscape

  • Learn how the recent Home Kitchen Bill is expanding Virginia’s food choices and supporting small farms

Directions: www.PolyfaceFarms.com

Yours for food freedom,
Deborah Stockton, Editor

[email protected]

Virginia Independent Consumers and Farmers Association
Our purpose is to promote and preserve unregulated direct farmer-to-consumer trade 
that fosters availability of locally grown or home-produced food products.