Category Archives: Local Food

Family Farm Defenders Responds to Midwest Drought by Raising Funds to Help Wisconsin Farmers – Teams Up With the First Annual Wisconsin Reggae Festival for a Drought Relief Benefit Show

For Immediate Release Aug. 2, 2012 Contact: 608-260-0900 – John Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders Sat. Aug. 18th 3:00 pm – 1:30 am High Saloon 701 E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI Family farmers across America’s Heartland are in the … Continue reading

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Want More Local Fresh Food? Then Stop Criminalizing Family Farmers!

By:  John Kinsman, President of Family Farm Defenders Published by Common Dreams 1/10/12 http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/01/10-0 On Wed. Jan. 11th dairy farmer, Vernon Herschberger must appear before a county judge in Baraboo, WI – his crime, providing unpasteurized dairy products from his … Continue reading

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Rally for Raw Milk to Defend Local Food!

For Immediate Release                                                                       Jan. 10, 2012 Contact:   John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders  #608-260-0900 John Kinsman, president, Family Farm Defenders  #608-986-3815 Wed. Jan. 11th 12:00 Noon   Sauk County Courthouse Steps (515 Oak St. in Baraboo) Local fresh food … Continue reading

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