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Category Archives: Food Sovereignty
International Day of Peasant Struggle – Farmers and Allies Converge in Chicago on Mon. April 17th to Demand an End to Price Fixing and Land Grabbing – Food Sovereignty Now!
For Immediate Release: Contact: John E. Peck, Family Farm Defenders #608-345-3918 12:00 Noon Chicago Mercantile Exchange (141 W. Jackson) Leaflet and Speakout Against Commodity Price Fixing and Demanding Food Sovereignty 2:00 pm TIAA Financial Services (200 N. La Salle Dr.) … Continue reading
Family Farm Defenders is seeking nominations and sponsorships for the 2017 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize!
Deadline to submit your nominee for the 2017 John Kinsman Prize is Jan. 16th! The criteria to be nominated include: Engaged in own farm for less than 5 years Small scale livestock and/or vegetable and/or fruit production Market … Continue reading
The “world hunger” discussion – certainly in the media – focuses on the overdeveloped nations and wealthy individuals figuring out how to help and provide resources for less industrialized nations to feed themselves. Whether it’s the G8, Monsanto, the … Continue reading
So You Want to Be a Farmer – Keynote Address by Prof. John Ikerd for the John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony – March 12, 2016 Madison
When I was growing up, I wanted to be a farmer. I grew up on a small dairy farm in south Missouri before the rural electrification reached that part of the country. We milked cows by hand, twice a day, … Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 10, 2016 For more information, contact:Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director, Latin America Working Group email@example.com Over 200 Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Caceras Over … Continue reading