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Family Farmers Stand in Solidarity with Striking Workers

For Immediate Release – May, 2022 Contact: Zena McFadden (608) 475 1534 and/or Joel Greeno (608) 462 3560 From the successful strikes at Starbucks shops, to the work stoppage at the farm implement dealer, CNH Industrial, the labor movement is … Continue reading

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The US Forces Its Flawed Food System on the World

We ignore the fact that efforts, like AGRA, have failed and we refuse to support and fund Agroecological solutions that will work. By Jim Goodman, FFD board member and retired WI dairy farmer Originally published by Common Dreams, April 22, … Continue reading

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Don’t be Fooled Wisconsin by TIAA’s Greenwashing!

Farmers, Students, Teachers, and Unions Deliver a “Thank You” Cake to UW-Madison Chancellor, Rebecca Blank, Asking Her as a Board Member of TIAA to No Longer Allow the Global Pension Fund’s Investment in Land Grabbing, Fossil Fuels, and Climate Injustice! … Continue reading

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CO2 Pipelines – More Corporate Profits From Another Fake Climate Solution

By: George Naylor, farmer from Churdan, IA, and board member of Family Farm Defenders Forthcoming article in the Spring 2022 FFD Defenders newsletter I’ve often said that climate change is not a hoax, but thinking that our state and federal … Continue reading

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Helping Small Processors Won’t Work Unless We Break Up Big Meat

By Anthony Pahnke, Vice President, Family Farm Defenders Originally Published by Civil Eats, Jan. 13th, 2022 As an organizer working with farm groups in Wisconsin, I have asked many poultry farmers about the conditions they’re working under. Sadly, no one … Continue reading

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