FFD Annual Meeting and 8th Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Dinner! Sun. March 24th, Round Barn Lodge, Spring Green WI

Join us for the 2019 Family Farm Defenders’ Annual Meeting (all members and allies are welcome!) from 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon, followed at 1:00 pm by the 8th Annual John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Dinner & Ceremony with a Keynote Address: Farmers and Consumers Working Together for Food Sovereignty – by Patty Lovera, food and water policy director for the Washington DC-based Food and Water Watch. Named in honor of FFD’s founder and longtime president, the John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize will then be awarded to this year’s winners. who will share their inspirational beginning farmer stories. Dinner tickets are $50 per person (kids under 12 free) and can be purchased in advance by credit card at: https://www.mightycause.com/event/679h7g  Otherwise, you can also mail a check to FFD, P.O. Box 1772, Madison, WI  53701 or pay at the door (though, please RSVP so we can be sure to have enough food for everyone!) FFD is also seeking additional sponsors for this year’s John Kinsman prize – all sponsors will be mentioned in publicity and any sponsor of $200 or more receives two complimentary award dinner tickets!  The Round Barn Lodge has set aside a block of rooms for the weekend, so if you are attending and wish to make a booking be sure to mention you are with FFD:  https://roundbarnlodge.com/  We look forward to celebrating beginning farmers and food sovereignty with you in Spring Green on Sun. March 24th!

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