Category Archives: Food Sovereignty

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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U.S. Farmworkers and Palestinian Farmers share 2014 Food Sovereignty Prize

Honorees Represent Communities Defending Their Human Rights to Food in the Face of Policies of Land and Water Grabbing, Migration, and Militarization FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 9, 2014 Des Moines, IA — The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is honored … Continue reading

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