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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) https://host.madison.com/ct/opinion/column/anthony-pahnke-donald-trump-is-wrong-on-dairy-policies/article_d8088dfc-9c2a-5c2d-9a1e-40135ff87f70.html 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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Why Family Farmers Must Stand in Solidarity With Our Immigrant Sisters and Brothers and Oppose AB 190

Statement by:  John E. Peck, Executive Director, Family Farm Defenders People’s Hearing Against Anti-Immigrant Bill AB 190 – Wisconsin State Capitol Wed.  9/27/2017 Imagine being dragged from your home by armed men, beaten, and then thrown behind bars to await … 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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