Missouri’s Food for America, started by farmer and former state senator Wes Shoemyer of northeastern Missouri, was formed to fight back against industrialized agriculture and factory farms. We are a broad coalition of family farmers, environmentalists, food safety advocates, animal welfare organizations and concerned citizens who recognize the long-lasting, damaging effects of the “Right to Farm” amendment and are working to educate the public to vote NO on Constitutional Amendment 1 on August 5.
Amendment 1 will generate significant economic benefits for Missouri farmers.
The only economic benefit Amendment 1 will generate is Missouri money in the pockets of foreign corporations. The Chinese executives acquiring Smithfield Foods - the world's biggest pig producer, with operations in Missouri - received almost $600 million.
Amendment 1: The so-called “Right to Farm” amendment draws a “no” vote from us. We love farmers. We love and support agriculture. We would defend them if an outside entity came to attack. But Amendment 1 is… Read more »
Amendment 1, the Right To Farm amendment, is a waste of ballot ink. The citizens of Missouri already have a right to farm and any contention that we’re losing it is absolute nonsense. Foreign ownership… Read more »