Peter Kennedy, Esq. became the host of the Solari Report Food Series in Spring 2020.
Pete is an attorney in Sarasota, Florida, who was a founding board member of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) and served as vice president and then president for many years; he continues to work as a member services attorney both for FTCLDF and for the Weston A. Price Foundation (WAPF). He advises on policy and legal matters, including state legislation regarding raw milk, cottage foods, food sovereignty, poultry processing, and on-farm/custom slaughter. He has worked on successful state legislative efforts in all these areas. He also consults on any effort to change state administrative regulations and policies.
Pete has worked on issues governing raw milk production and distribution since 2004, and he compiled a summary of raw milk laws in each of the fifty states that was posted on realmilk.com for WAPF. He has drafted and reviewed herdshare agreements; worked on embargo, seizure, and recall cases involving raw dairy products; worked on foodborne illness outbreaks attributed to raw milk consumption; and handled issues involving on-farm slaughter, custom meat, and poultry processing as well as problems with zoning and local ordinances.