You can be a sponsor for the Family Farm Defenders Annual Meeting!

Family Farm Defenders Annual Meeting and John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Award Ceremony –

with keynote speaker, Jahi Chappell!

Sat. Dec. 10th from 12:00 Noon – 9:00 pm

At the UW-Madison Gordon Commons (770 W. Dayton).

  • 12:00 Noon: FFD Annual Meeting, with a year in review, action updates, and board elections – open to the public;

  • 2:30 pm Screening of the acclaimed documentary, the Ants and the Grasshopper, followed by a discussion with the director, Raj Patel (invited), as well as Jim Goodman and Jahi Chappell;

  • 5:00 pm Welcome Reception & Award Banquet - featuring native bioregional foods;

  • 6:00 pm Keynote Talk – “Food Sovereignty as Showing Up” – with Jahi Chappell, director of the Michigan State University(MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems and W.K. Kellogg Foundation Endowed Chair in Food and Society;

  • 7:00 pm John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Awards!

Suggested award dinner donation - $30 per person (children under 12 are free). ToRSVP and purchase advance ticketssend a check to: FFD, P.O. Box 1772, Madison, WI 53701 or make an online donation at:

Family Farm Defenders also welcomes sponsors for this year’s 2022 John Kinsman Prize! Those making a contribution of $100 or more will receive two (2) tickets to the award banquet and receive mention in publicity. All donations to FFD are tax deductible. More info? #608-260-0900 or email:


And here's another chance to see this great November.


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