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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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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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Summer 2016 Defender Newsletter is published – Check it out!

If you enjoy the Family Farm Defender newsletter and would like to also receive a paper version in the mail, please become a member and make an online donation through Razoo! You are also most welcome to share and/or reprint … Continue reading

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John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Dinner & Ceremony! Sat. March 14th 5-9 pm UW-Madison Pyle Center

Family Farm Defenders is pleased to announce the two winners of this year’s John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize.  They are Carsten Thomas from Moorhead, MN and Emmet Fisher and Cella Langer from Mt. Horeb, WI.  Carsten operates a … Continue reading

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