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Dairy Farming is Dying. After 40 Years I’m Done.

By: Jim Goodman, organic dairy farmer near Wonewoc, WI and FFD board member Originally published in the Washington Post, Dec. 21, 2018 After 40 years of dairy farming, I sold my herd of cows this summer. The herd had been … Continue reading

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It’s time to investigate corporate concentration in agriculture –

By: Anthony Pahnke Vice President of Family Farm Defenders and Assistant Professor of International Relations at San Francisco State University Published in the CapTimes (Madison, WI) Thurs. Dec. 6th, 2018 The price tags at the grocery store, particularly for food … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders Just “Say Cheese”Holiday Gift Boxes Are Back!

Family Farm Defenders is proud to once again offer many giftbox options you can send to your family and friends over the holiday season. We are excited to offer award-winning Cedar Grove Cheeses along with other delicious products – artisanal … Continue reading

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2018 Bellingham Declaration – US Food Sovereignty Alliance IV National Gathering Oct. 12th

The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) held its IV National Assembly from October 12th thru 14th in Bellingham, Washington with the participation of 117 members, allies, and individuals from 71 organizations and 7 countries.  The theme “Defending Mother Earth for … Continue reading

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Farmers are Hurting, but Don’t Blame Mother Nature

Current farm policy sacrifices stewardship on the altar of profitability. By: Jim Goodman and Anthony Pahnke (FFD board members) The Progressive, September 25, 2018 Good farm policy works for rural people by stabilizing prices, encouraging the growth of rural communities, … Continue reading

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