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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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FAMILY FOOD PRODUCERS AND ANTI-HUNGER ADVOCATES URGE SUPPORT FOR LOCAL SUPPLY CHAINS IN NEXT STIMULUS BILL

Call for funds to directly invest in communities to build out critical infrastructure between local and regional food producers and families in need of healthy food FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 20, 2020 Communication Contact: Jennifer Fahy (Farm Aid), jennifer@farmaid.org, (617) … Continue reading

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Save Our Great Lakes – New T-Shirt Available!

Thanks to artist, Susan Simensky Bietila, and in solidarity with our many native allies fighting corporate resource extraction across the Great Lakes including the proposed Back Forty Mine on the Menominee River between Northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Family … Continue reading

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Twenty Years Later the “Spirit of Seattle” Lives On! – How the Food Sovereignty Movement Helped Bring Down the World Trade Organization (WTO)

By: John E. Peck, executive director, Family Farm Defenders “This is what democracy looks like!” – that was but one of the many chants heard on the streets of numerous cities during the recent Global Climate Change Strike – a … Continue reading

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