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International Day of Peasant Struggle – Farmers and Allies Converge in Chicago on Mon. April 17th to Demand an End to Price Fixing and Land Grabbing – Food Sovereignty Now!

For Immediate Release: Contact: John E. Peck, Family Farm Defenders #608-345-3918 12:00 Noon Chicago Mercantile Exchange (141 W. Jackson) Leaflet and Speakout Against Commodity Price Fixing and Demanding Food Sovereignty 2:00 pm TIAA Financial Services (200 N. La Salle Dr.) … Continue reading

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Twice the Toxicity: Farmers and Public Interest Groups Sue EPA for Approving Dow’s Deadly Pesticide Combo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2017 Contact: Courtney Sexton; 202-547-9359, pr@centerforfoodsafety.org Paul Achitoff; 808-599-2436, achitoff@earthjustice.org Stephanie Parent; 971-717-6404, sparent@biologicaldiversity. org Linda Wells; 563-940-1242, linda@panna.org Jay Feldman; 202-255-4296, jfeldman@beyondpesticides.org EPA approval of Dow AgroScience’s Enlist Duo will lead to sharply increased … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize will be Awarded by Family Farm Defenders to Eduardo Rivera of Sin Fronteras Farm and Food on Sat. March 11th 6:00 pm at UW-Madison’s Union South as Part of the Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival!

For Immediate Release: 3/3/17   Contact: John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders #608-260-0900 Sixth Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize will be Awarded by Family Farm Defenders to Eduardo Rivera of Sin Fronteras Farm and Food … Continue reading

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Join FFD for the 6th Annual John Kinsman Prize Award on Sat. March 11th at UW-Madison, held in conjunction with the Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival!

This year’s 6th Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony will be held on Sat. March 11th at UW-Madison’s Union South, Varsity Hall, with a reception at 5:30 pm and award dinner at 6:00 pm  Tickets for … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders is seeking nominations and sponsorships for the 2017 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize!

  Deadline to submit your nominee for the 2017 John Kinsman Prize is Jan. 16th! The criteria to be nominated include:   Engaged in own farm for less than 5 years         Small scale livestock and/or vegetable and/or fruit production Market … Continue reading

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