Category Archives: Food Sovereignty

Letter to U.S. Sec. of State Kerry Condemning the Honduran Assassination of Berta Caceras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 10, 2016 For more information, contact:Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director, Latin America Working Group lisah@lawg.org Over 200 Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Caceras Over … Continue reading

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5th Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony and FFD Annual Meeting – Sat. March 12th at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison WI!

Please Spread the Word! The Fifth Annual  John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony will be taking place on Sat. March 12th at 12:00 Noon at Bethel Lutheran Church (312 Wisconsin Ave.) in Madison, WI with a 12:00 … Continue reading

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Congress Must Kill The Trans Pacific Partnership

By: Jim Goodman, dairy farmer from Wonewoc, WI and a member of Family Farm Defenders Trade is good, but “free trade” doesn’t work for farmers or workers or most everyone else. Free trade does, however, work spectacularly well for corporations … Continue reading

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Seeking Farmer Nominations for the 2016 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize!

Please Spread the Word – Deadline for Nominations is Jan. 15th! Family Farm Defenders is urgently seeking nominations and sponsors for the 2016 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize! The criteria to be nominated include: Engaged in own farm … Continue reading

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Black Farmers Lives Matter – Defending African American Land and Agriculture in the Deep South

By Beverly Bell, Other Worlds, Oct. 5th, 2015 The 2015 US Food Sovereignty Prize goes to two organizations that are demonstrating just how much Black lives matter, as they defend their ancestral lands for community-controlled food production. The Federation of … Continue reading

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