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So You Want to Be a Farmer – Keynote Address by Prof. John Ikerd for the John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony – March 12, 2016 Madison

When I was growing up, I wanted to be a farmer. I grew up on a small dairy farm in south Missouri before the rural electrification reached that part of the country. We milked cows by hand, twice a day, … Continue reading

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Letter to U.S. Sec. of State Kerry Condemning the Honduran Assassination of Berta Caceras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 10, 2016 For more information, contact:Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director, Latin America Working Group lisah@lawg.org Over 200 Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Caceras Over … Continue reading

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5th Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony and FFD Annual Meeting – Sat. March 12th at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison WI!

Please Spread the Word! The Fifth Annual  John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony will be taking place on Sat. March 12th at 12:00 Noon at Bethel Lutheran Church (312 Wisconsin Ave.) in Madison, WI with a 12:00 … Continue reading

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Congress Must Kill The Trans Pacific Partnership

By: Jim Goodman, dairy farmer from Wonewoc, WI and a member of Family Farm Defenders Trade is good, but “free trade” doesn’t work for farmers or workers or most everyone else. Free trade does, however, work spectacularly well for corporations … Continue reading

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Seeking Farmer Nominations for the 2016 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize!

Please Spread the Word – Deadline for Nominations is Jan. 15th! Family Farm Defenders is urgently seeking nominations and sponsors for the 2016 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize! The criteria to be nominated include: Engaged in own farm … Continue reading

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