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Donald Trump is Wrong on Dairy Policies

By: Anthony Pahnke, vice president of Family Farm Defenders Published on July 6th, 2018, Capital Times (Madison, WI) President Donald Trump is wrong on dairy because he supports free trade. At first, this may appear incorrect, especially with the … Continue reading

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Real Solutions to the Dairy Crisis – Binational Media Conference Call Held Tues. May 9th, 2018

Family Farm Defenders and the National Family Farm Coalition, along with many allies, hosted a binational media conference call on Tues. May 9th tackling real solutions to the dairy crisis. Over two dozen journalists participated in the call, and the … Continue reading

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Family Farmers, Fishers and Food Workers Urge Eaters Everywhere to Contact Their Elected Officials and Demand Food Sovereignty NOW to Commemorate April 17th – the International Day of Peasant Struggle

For immediate release – April 16, 2018Contact: John Peck (608.345.3918), Anthony Pahnke (612.916.9148) Lisa Griffith (773.319.5838) On April 17th each year, members of La Via Campesina – the largest umbrella organization in the world for family farmers, fisher and herder … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders Annual Meeting & John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Dinner! Sat. April 7th, 2018 – Baraboo, WI

Best Western Baraboo Inn – 725 W. Pine St. 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon  FFD Annual Meeting – open to the public 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm  local food lunch (suggested $10 donation) 1:00 – 4:00 pm  Community Food Sovereignty … Continue reading

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Retailers Want to Own Farmers – CAFOs Fill the Bill

By: Jim Goodman, organic dairy/beef farmer near Wonewoc, WI, board member of Family Farm Defenders and new president of the National Family Farm Coalition As dairy farmers have seen many times in the past, a glut of milk has flooded … Continue reading

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