On Monday, June 30th, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that some closely-held companies with religious objections may opt out of an Affordable Care Act requirement to pay for contraception coverage for their employees. Eden Foods, the oldest independent organic food producer in the United States, has a similar case, Eden Foods v. Burwell, pending in court at this time. Michael Potter, Eden Foods’ CEO, has been outspoken in opposition to the ACA requirement.
Local Producer Profile: PrairiErth Farm in Atlanta Illinois Q & A with Hans Bishop, Owner
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With our recent warm weather and abundant sunshine, there's no doubt about it- it's picnic season! We love outdoor eating and try to dine al fresco as often as possible. Whether it's a casual family cookout at home, a potluck at the park with friends, or a picnic for two with your sweetie, there's always a good reason to eat outdoors. We like to keep our foods local, fresh, and healthy when we're eating out-of-doors. Check out some of our favorite al fresco dining ideas: