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Back to Egypt for yeah did you prefer the shores of the store -- -- -- so I don't.
Taking liberties in buying local -- eating food grown locally is growing in popularity these days but what happens when that your neighbor.
Who has the chickens the goats and the bags Douglas Kennedy is live in our newsroom here tough assignment what's up if you cab fell well it's not easy.
Everyone wants food from backyard farms but some towns are now making that difficult.
If not impossible.
Like -- these days Marley and stuff the -- believes the best food.
Local food the question for -- -- how to grow locally when there are now so many regulations.
It's tough to grow local when the regulations stop you from growing right -- your own backyard last -- stops -- -- -- -- -- raising -- -- on -- 139.
Acre farm and came from Massachusetts.
Then the local board of health stabbed him.
She says they put up so many roadblocks she eventually had to get rid of -- pigs even though there's been livestock on this farm for over 200 years.
She says local rules and regulations will eventually put an end to local farming.
Your family has been farming here for three generations.
What's gonna happen.
Unfortunately it's gonna put us out of business this municipal attorney calls that hogwash.
Claiming regulations are necessary.
Whenever you're raising animals.
It's either -- people -- -- and people living right next do.
Wait -- second are to these are eight pigs on a 139.
Are we over regulated when you can't raising eight kids on -- 130 not listening they can.
Presentation what we're saying is if you're gonna raise the -- we want you to maintain certain standards so that everyone's health and safety is secure.
The board of health says they are only concerned with maintaining people's health and safety.
What what do you say to that.
Pigs diner risking anybody's -- the over regulation.
Of -- -- is the health problem that we won't be able to grow food if they keep over regulating us.
And she says when you're not eating local food you're simply not eating as healthy.
-- -- from here bill back to you don't mean to and the rooster crows to thank you Don thank you Douglas thank you don't.
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