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 ensures Missouri's family farming heritage and protects family farmers' rights.
Amendment 1 would take current protections away - forbidding any state rules to protect agriculture and opening the floodgates for foreign corporations to buy Missouri farmland.
If Missouri Farmers Care really does care about the “Right to Farm” amendment on the Aug. 5 ballot, it sure has an odd way of showing it. The farm advocacy group has voiced its objection… Read more »
Missouri voters will be asked on Aug. 5 to enshrine the right of the state’s citizens “to engage in agricultural production and ranching practices,” something they’ve been doing since settlers first inhabited the land. The… Read more »