Resources

A collection of Publicly available reporting and commentary is presented to help you better understand the opportunities and potential of the proposed amendment to Maine’s constitution.

Printable flyers on Right to Food for Maine constitutional amendment


Local Rules for Local Food

Food Rights Initiative, University of Miami School of Law

October 27, 2021 – Bangor Daily NewsRight to Food is the Way Life Should Be

October 16, 2021 – Bangor Daily NewsLetter: A Right to Food Makes Sense

October 10, 2021 – Bangor Daily NewsOpinion: A yes vote on Question 3 will support our local food system

October 13, 2021 – Portland Phoenix‘Right to Food:’ Maine ballot question a rare example of bipartisanship

October 1, 2021 – University of Miami School of Law – Does the Maine constitutional Right to Food amendment conflict with existing animal welfare laws?

August 31, 2021 – RightsNotCharity.orgWhy Mainers Should Vote Yes to Right to Food

July 30, 2021 – News Center MaineMainers to vote on ‘right to food’ in November

July 19, 2021 – The HillMaine could become the first state to declare food cultivation a constitutional right

July 18, 2021 – PressHerald.comVoters will decide if Mainers have a constitutional right to food

July 14, 2021 – The GuardianRevealed: the true extent of America’s food monopolies, and who pays the price

July 8, 2021 – Bangor Daily NewsMaine voters will decide this November if there’s a constitutional ‘right to food’

May 9, 2021 – University of Miami School of LawMemorandum: Outline of Issues Re: Maine Dept. of Fisheries concerns over right to food amendment

April 13, 2021 – University of Miami School of LawMemorandum: Does the right to save and exchange seeds in the Constitutional Resolution regarding the right to food include a right to commercially produce seeds regardless of certification as defined by Title 7 §§ 2101-2103?

January 27, 2021 – Food Bank NewsHow Food Banks are Advancing the Right to Food Movement

June 17, 2019 – WhyHunger.orgEmpowering the People to Nourish: Right to Food in the State of Maine

April 28, 2019 – Maine BeaconPerspective: Protecting Mainers’ Right to Food

April 2, 2019 – WBZ4 CBS BostonMaine Bill Would Establish Constitutional ‘Right to Food’

April 2, 2019 – Seacoastonline.comMaine bills would establish ‘right to food,’ end hunger by 2030

Brownfieldmaine.orgLocal Food and Community Self-Governance Ordnance – Frequently Asked Questions – Copy of the Proposed Ordnance


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