Food Sovereignty In Maine
Sedgwick's food sovereignty ordinance makes a stand for local food.
We’ve recently entertained heady notions of how best to tackle what some feel to be the needless and intrusive presence of governmental regulation, but this instance of a pragmatic, bottom up, approach is just as merit worthy.
Sedgwick in Maine has become the first town to pass a food sovereignty law. The food sovereignty law stems from the efforts of a:
a group of farmers and consumers intent on pushing back against overly aggressive state food regulators.
The ordinance cites America’s Declaration of Independence and Maine constitution to propose: