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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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Family Farm Defenders Announces Winners of the Third Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize! – Invites Public to Attend Land + Water + Seeds = Food Conference Featuring Raj Patel Held in Conjunction with the Award Ceremony – March 14-15 at UW-Baraboo

For Immediate Release: March 3rd, 2014 Contact: John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders #608-260-0900 Family Farm Defenders is proud to announce the winners of this year’s John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize – Blain Snipstal with Five … Continue reading

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John Kinsman, Founder and Longtime President of Family Farm Defenders, Has Passed Away

Here is the sad news that some were expecting. John Kinsman, age 87, passed away in the afternoon on Mon. Jan. 20th at his family’s farm, less than a mile from his birth place. He was laid to rest in … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 FFD Newsletter is Now Available!

You can download our most recent newsletter below.  We also encourage folks to reprint material from our newsletter and website as long as the writing remains common property and credit is given to the original source of the article. If … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders Presents its Fourth Annual Wisconsin “Land of 10,000 Lagoons” Awards at the World Dairy Expo! Dairy Farmers Deliver Giant “Be A Good Co-op” Postcard Signed by Hundreds of Farm Aid Concert Attendees to Land O’ Lakes Expo Reps

For Immediate Release 10/2/13 Contact: John E. Peck, FFD executive director  #608-260-0900 or #608-345-3918 Joel Greeno, FFD vice president  #608-344-0564 Fri. Oct. 4th  11:00 am  Main Entrance to Alliant Energy Center (off Rimrock Road/Cty MM near the corner with John … Continue reading

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