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Manure Digesters – Just Another False Solution That Makes Climate Injustice Worse

By John E. Peck – FFD executive director Published by Common Dreams, April 21st, 2024 There has been much media hype about manure digesters and how they will “solve” climate change by capturing and burning methane from confined animal feeding … Continue reading

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Today’s Trade Agreements Put Profits Before People

These treaties harm both farmers and consumers by squeezing food systems for maximum profit. by Jim Goodman, board member, Family Farm Defenders, retired organic beef/dairy farmer from Wonewoc, WI Published by the Progressive, Feb. 21, 2024 Trade agreements are part … Continue reading

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Food is Not a Weapon – Family Farm Defenders Solidarity Statement on Gaza Feb. 14th, 2024

The human right to food is sacred and protected under international law. Family Farm Defenders maintains the principles of food sovereignty, including the right to food, as a guide to our response to ongoing and escalating violence, destruction, and loss … Continue reading

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Farmers Need Better Policy, Not To Export More

Increasing exports will not keep farmers in business. Legislators can help farmers by inserting policies that would help them into the Farm Bill. By: Anthony Pahnke, Vice President of Family Farm Defenders and and Associate Professor of International Relations at … Continue reading

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