FARMERS AND CONSUMERS FREEDOM & LIBERTY SEMINAR
Sponsored by the Pennsylvania Independent Farmers and Consumers Association (PICFA)
August 2, 2008
7:30 am – 6:00 pm
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
RSVP by July 19, 2008
City State Zip
_____ 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
P.O. Box 136
Blain, Pennsylvania 17006
To register after July 19th, call 717-432-2231 or email info (at) picfa.org , www.PICFA.org
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.