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House Bill 759

House Bill 759

House Bill 759 HB759, that would remove the $3000 gross annual revenue cap for sales of pickles made from a private home without government inspection to be sold only to the end user and was referred out of the Agricultural Subcommittee yesterday with a 9 to 1 vote....

2023 Fall Quarterly Meeting and Farm Tour

2023 Fall Quarterly Meeting and Farm Tour

Fall Quarterly VICFA meeting at Goshen Homestead Sunday, Sept 17, 2023, 12pm Goshen Homestead → 3261 Hayters Gap Rd. Elk Garden, VA 24260 Join us Sunday, Sept 17, 2023, at 12 pm at Goshen Homestead for our Fall Quarterly meeting. Come learn the history of the only...

Action – Amendment HB 2123

Action – Amendment HB 2123

YOUR ACTION NEEDED!! Delegate Sally Hudson has proffered an amendment HB 2123, that would remove the $3000 gross sales annual revenue cap for sales of homemade pickles and other acidified vegetables. The Agriculture subcommittee will meet THIS WEDNESDAY January 18th,...

Can you help?

Can you help?

Small to mid size poultry growers and small-scale poultry processors are on the firing line with the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service's (FSIS), proposed new framework to address salmonella in poultry processing. The proposal as it stands now could have an...

VICFA Meeting – Jan 11

VICFA Meeting – Jan 11

To new members and old, we hope all of you enjoyed your Thanksgiving Holiday and have had a bit of time to rest and recuperate! It is time for our Fall VICFA meeting. In person meetings are held quarterly with special meetings held when needed and our annual meeting is held at Polyface farms, home of Joel and Theresa Salatin.

Fall Fun on The Farm

Fall Fun on The Farm

Yesterday was a brisk, beautiful, and inspiring day at the The Bornstead Farm in Central Virginia at our fundraiser for VICFA featuring Joel Salatin Polyface Farm as our keynote speaker. We had a wonderful turnout with so many fantastic volunteers and an abundance of...