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Twenty Years Later the “Spirit of Seattle” Lives On! – How the Food Sovereignty Movement Helped Bring Down the World Trade Organization (WTO)

By: John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders “This is what democracy looks like!” – that was but one of the many chants heard on the streets of numerous cities during the recent Global Climate Change Strike – a … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders 2019 Fair Trade Holiday Giftboxes Now Available!

Just “Say Cheese” Holiday Gift Boxes! Family Farm Defenders is proud to once again offer many giftboxes you can send to your family and friends over the holiday season. We are excited to offer award-winning Cedar Grove Cheeses along with … Continue reading

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USFSA Announces Winners of the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize

The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance is very excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize. Urban Tilth (Richmond, CA) is the domestic honoree, and Plan Pueblo a Pueblo (Plan People to People; Venezuela) is the international honoree. … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall for the Hype of Free Trade Agreements

By: Jim Goodman, board member of Family Farm Defenders from Wonewoc, WI Published by Common Dreams, Wed. April 17, 2019 NAFTA 2.0 is not about feeding people or doing right by American farmers or Canadian farmers or Mexican farmers—it is … Continue reading

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Got Anti-Trust? Protest outside the CME on Thurs. April 18th against Food Monopoly and for Food Sovereignty!

Join family farmers, food justice activists, and other allies to mark La Via Campesina’s International Day of Peasant Struggle with a protest to demand anti-trust action against the food giants outside the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)! 11:30 am – 12:30 … Continue reading

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