Home Kitchen Bill, SB 272, in House Ag. Committee Wednesday morning, 8:30 a.m. SB 272, sponsored by Sen. Creigh Deeds, exempts home kitchens for preparing specific foods–breads, jams, jellies, etc…–for direct sale to the final consumer. This bill has already passed the full Senate without much controversy. We might have opposition in the House so PLEASE make the calls!
ACTION: Please call all members of the House Ag. Committee and ask them to SUPPORT SB 272.
Please also attend the Committee meeting Wednesday morning at 8:30 in Richmond, General Assembly Building, House Room C.
(Directions to General Assembly Building at www.vicfa.net).
House Ag. Committee Members:
Bouchard, Joseph 804/698-1083
Bulova, David L. 804/698-1037
Cox, M. Kirkland 804/698-1066
Eisenberg, Albert 804/698-1047
Hogan, Clarke N 804/698-1060
Lewis, Lynwood W. 804/698-1000
Lohr, Matthew 804/698-1026
Marshall, Daniel W. 804/698-1014
Mathieson, Robert W. 804/698-1021
Morgan, Harvey B 804/698-1098
Orrock, Robert D 804/698-1054
Plum, Kenneth 804/698-1036
Pogge, Brenda L 804/698-1096
Poindexter, Charles 804/698-1009
Saxman, Christopher 804/698-1020
Scott, Edward T. 804/698-1030
Shannon, Stephen 804/698-1035
Sherwood, Beverly 804/698-1029
Shuler, James 804/698-1012
Vanderhye, Margaret 804/698-1034
Ware, R. Lee 804/698-1065
Wright, Thomas C. 804/698-1061
Link for bill:
Questions: Christine Solem (434) 973-6505
Deborah Stockton, Editor
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Our purpose is to promote and preserve unregulated direct farmer-to-consumer trade that fosters availability of locally grown or home-produced food products.