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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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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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Why We All Should Join the Grand Alliance for a Stronger Better U.S. Postal Service!

By: John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders Published in the Winter 2019 Issue Defenders Newsletter Having grown up in rural area the U.S. Post Office was almost a magical institution in my childhood memory. I would wait in … Continue reading

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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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