Herdshare Bill Needs Support in MassachusettsSubmitted by gratefulgraft on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 10:03
Do you live in Massachusetts? Do you own a cowshare in another state? Make a call or send an email, today, to help these politicians understand the issue!
America’s Tiniest Dairy Farm is at Risk, Who Will Speak Out for Joshua’s Farm?
What You Can Do
Please let these legislators know that you support the herdshare legislation- or it will be dropped. Especially if you live in Massachusetts, take time today to contact your State Senator and House Member, plus the bill sponsors mentioned below.
If this bill doesn’t get any attention, the Massachusetts Department of Agriculture will surely renew its attack against a part time farmer, with one milking cow and two share holders, Brigitte Ruthman. Joshua’s Farm, the tiniest of dairy farms needs your help to continue to exist!
Smitty Pignatelli’s phone is 617-722-2582 in Boston (where you will get his able assistant Henry Barrett) and in Lenox, Mass 413-637-0631 where you will get Keri. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Anne Gobi is 617-722-2210, email is Anne.Gobi@mahouse.gov. Her legislative assistants are Stuart Loosemoore, and Henry Barrett. Their emails are Stuart.Loosemoore@mahouse.gov and Henry.Barrett@mahouse.gov.
Contact also, Senator Ben Downing, 617-722-1625, Benjamin.Downing@massenate.gov