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Panel: Farmer Voices from Across the Country: Fighting for Sustainability and Justice

Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Time: 07:00 PM
- 09:00 PM

Location: Room 587, Humanities building

Sponsor: Student and Faculty IR/GEOG 428 Global Food & Hunger

Contact: Kathleen McAfee

Phone: (510) 759-0254

George Naylor, Iowa corn farmer whose story is told in Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma; Montana farmer Dena Hoff, Via Campesina North America co-chair; dairy farmer Joel Greeno, who led the tractor-cade during the Wisconsin protests, and Bob St. Peter, who organizes the landless in Maine, will share stories about their work in their communities, nationally with National Family Farm Coalition, and internationally with La Via Campesina, for food sovereignty and a sustainable, fair food system.

 

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