Category Archives: Food Sovereignty

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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Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous Share Food Sovereignty Prize – Award Ceremony to be held in Des Moines, IA on Oct. 14th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/1/15:   Contacts: Adam Mason, State Policy Organizing Director Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (515) 314-2655, adam@iowacci.org   Lisa Griffith, National Family Farm Coalition US Food Sovereignty Alliance (773) 319-5838, lisa@nffc.net   Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous … Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s Dairyland Disaster

By:  Joel Greeno, farmer and president of Family Farm Defenders CapTimes (Madison, WI), 5/23/15 Last month the Agricultural Census made it official: Wisconsin now has less than 10,000 dairy farmers. The exodus of dairy farmers continues unabated as the price … Continue reading

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Stop Fast Track! Farmers and Allies Speak Out at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) to Demand Fair Trade, Not Forced Trade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4/2/15: Contact: John E. Peck, Executive Director, Family Farm Defenders, (608) 260-0900 Chicago, Illinois – In conjunction with a series of actions around the world against unfair trade (https://www.globaltradeday.org/) and to mark La Via Campesina’s International Day … Continue reading

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Video of 10/15/14 Food Sovereignty Prize Ceremony in Des Moines, IA

Here is a link to a video of the Food Sovereignty Prize Award ceremony in Des Moines, IA on Wed. Oct. 15th Food Sovereignty Prize Award | OccupierKaylynn | Bambuser     Food Sovereignty Prize Award | OccupierKaylynn | Bambu… … Continue reading

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