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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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Fall 2014 Issue of the Defender Newsletter is now Available!

The latest issue of the Defender newsletter has been published with great articles on this year’s Food Sovereignty Prize event in Des Moines, the Loss of African American Farmers, Oregon’s Right to Farm Law, the Corporate Takeover of Grocery Stores, … Continue reading

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John Kinsman Tributes

Those who attended the John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony last March were able to experience an amazing array of tributes to John from around the world that Ruth Simpson had assembled.  Since then many people have … Continue reading

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Real Milk Stories – Please Spread the Word and Lend Your Support!

We started Family Farm Defenders to help protect and defend small family farmers. But we are losing too many small family farms. Help share the stories of dairy farmers who are losing their farms. Real Milk Stories Family dairy farms … Continue reading

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“Farmland” Fables – What the Documentary Gets Wrong

By:  Jim Goodman, FFD board member Originally posted on Civil Eats, 4/30/14 http://civileats.com/2014/04/30/farmland-fables-what-the-documentary-gets-wrong/ The promotional website for the new film Farmland invites viewers to “step inside the world of farming for a first-hand glimpse into the lives of young farmers … Continue reading

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