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Two Day Event in Support of Wisconsin farmer Vernon Hershberger

Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger only sells his farm’s milk and other produce to a private food club.  Yet the state’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has charged Hershberger with four criminal misdemeanors that could land him in prison for three years with fines of over $10,000. He is due in court on March 2nd.

Raw Milk Freedom RidersFarm Food Freedom Coalition and WAPF have organized a two-day event in support of Hershberger for March 1 and 2:

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Farmer Faces Possible 3-year Prison Term for Feeding Community

By Farm Food Freedom Coalition and WAPF

February 24, 2012–Baraboo, WI—Food sovereignty activists from around North America will meet at this tiny town on March 2, 2012 to support Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger and food sovereignty. Hershberger, who has a court hearing that day, is charged with four criminal misdemeanors that could land him in prison for three years with fines of over $10,000. The Wisconsin Department of Agricultural Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) targeted Hershberger for supplying a private buying club with fresh milk and other farm products.

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