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2023 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony & Family Farm Defenders Annual Meeting – Sat. Nov. 11th 5:00 – 8:00 pm & Sun. Nov. 12th 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon Round Barn Lodge in Spring Green, WI – Save the Date & Spread the Word!
In memory of legendary organic pioneer and food sovereignty advocate, John Kinsman, Family Farm Defenders is proud to celebrate beginning farmers each year with a prize in his honor! Sat. Nov. 11th Round Barn Lodge in Spring Green, WI (E4830 … Continue reading
Know a Beginning Farmer Who Believes in Food Sovereignty? FFD is Seeking Nominations for the 2023 John Kinsman Prize!
Since 2011, Family Farm Defenders has distributed a total of $36,000 in grants to nearly 20 beginning farmers. The prize is named in honor of John Kinsman, one of the founders and longtime president of Family Farm Defenders who was … Continue reading
By: Anthony Pahnke, FFD vice president and an associate professor of international relations at San Francisco State University. Originally published in the Hill, 8/6/23 Food security is national security. That has been one justification used by some legislators, from North … Continue reading
By: George Naylor, FFD board member and IA organic farmer (with his wife Patti) Originally published by Counterpunch, May 5th, 2023 I dream up new utopias every day. After all, life, harmonious with Mother Nature and our fellow human beings, … Continue reading
Why not give lawmakers a space to hash out their differences, not as a one-shot game, but something they can come back to every now and again? By: Anthony Pahnke, FFD Vice President Originally Published by Common Dreams 5/19/2023 It … Continue reading