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Why Family Farm Defenders Stands With Today’s Struggle for Racial Justice – and Always Will…

Family Farm Defenders stands in solidarity with our many allies at this historic juncture of the justice struggle in the U.S. and around the world. The police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, KY … Continue reading

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Make a Resilient, Localized Food System Part of the Next Stimulus!

By: Anthony Pahnke, vice president of Family Farm Defenders; and Jim Goodman, board member of Family Farm Defenders Originally published by Common Dreams, 5/23/20 From wasted food to the exploitation of farmworkers, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it painfully clear … Continue reading

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This May Day 2020 Family Farm Defenders Demands Justice Across the Entire Food/Farm System!

For Immediate Release – 4/30/20 Contact: John E. Peck, FFD executive director, 608-345-3918, familyfarmdefenders@yahoo.com Anthony Pahnke, FFD vice president, 612-916- 9148, anthonyrobertpahnke@gmail.com If there has been one hard truth from the global COVID-19 pandemic, it is that we need real … Continue reading

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Family Farm Defenders provide solidarity in policy

By Tim King, The Land, 4/24/2020 MADISON, Wis. – The Land recently interviewed John Peck, the Executive Director of Wisconsin-based Family Farm Defender. FFD is a domestic and international farm advocacy group currently focusing on blocking the proposed Deans/DFA dairy … Continue reading

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To Fight the Pandemic, Potable Water Access, Fair Farm Prices, and Healthcare Protections & Public Support for Essential Farm/Food Workers Are A MUST!!

For Immediate Release April, 17, 2020 Contacts: Family Farm Defenders: John E. Peck 608- 345-3918 or Amy Mall: 224-764-1230 On April 17, Via Campesina’s International Day of Peasant Struggle, the US Food Sovereignty Alliance Midwest Region Declares: To Fight the … Continue reading

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