LISTEN: “American Family Farmer” Podcast Hosts Amy LaBelle – She’s A Lawyer, Turned Farmer/Winemaker
Host and American Family Farmer, Doug Stephan www.eastleighfarm.com begins with news about how producers of biologically engineered foods are trying to confuse us with their ingredients labeling. The USDA wants to establish standard labeling so that we won’t be misled. There is a new pledge from The White House to help Family Farmers. Next, we meet Amy LaBelle, founder and winemaker at LaBelle Winery. Formerly a corporate attorney, practicing in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Her life-long interest in wine led her to open LaBelle Winery to pursue her passion for winemaking. She has become a destination winery with three locations, Amherst, Portsmouth, and Derry, New Hampshire. Amy also created several farm-to-table restaurants at her locations. Finally, Farmer Doug opines about how the food system and environmental health must work hand-in-hand.