Category Archives: Food Sovereignty

Family Farm Defenders Annual Meeting & John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Dinner! Sat. April 7th, 2018 – Baraboo, WI

Best Western Baraboo Inn – 725 W. Pine St. 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon  FFD Annual Meeting – open to the public 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm  local food lunch (suggested $10 donation) 1:00 – 4:00 pm  Community Food Sovereignty … Continue reading

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NAFTA Needs To Be Replaced, Not Renegotiated

By: Jim Goodman, Family Farm Defenders board member, and organic dairy/beef farmer near Wonewoc, WI                                       Published by Common Dreams, 4/25/2017 While the current structure of NAFTA increased trade between Canada, Mexico, and the United States, farm profit margins did not … Continue reading

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International Day of Peasant Struggle – Farmers and Allies Converge in Chicago on Mon. April 17th to Demand an End to Price Fixing and Land Grabbing – Food Sovereignty Now!

For Immediate Release: Contact: John E. Peck, Family Farm Defenders #608-345-3918 12:00 Noon Chicago Mercantile Exchange (141 W. Jackson) Leaflet and Speakout Against Commodity Price Fixing and Demanding Food Sovereignty 2:00 pm TIAA Financial Services (200 N. La Salle Dr.) … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders is seeking nominations and sponsorships for the 2017 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize!

  Deadline to submit your nominee for the 2017 John Kinsman Prize is Jan. 16th! The criteria to be nominated include:   Engaged in own farm for less than 5 years         Small scale livestock and/or vegetable and/or fruit production Market … Continue reading

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The Revolution is Community – Naim Edwards, Voices for Earth Justice, 9/15/16

       The “world hunger” discussion – certainly in the media – focuses on the overdeveloped nations and wealthy individuals figuring out how to help and provide resources for less industrialized nations to feed themselves. Whether it’s the G8, Monsanto, the … Continue reading

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