Missourians are invited to help find answers to the question “What Does the Farm Bill Have to Do With Me?” at a public forum Tuesday, May 3, 2011.
Federal legislation determining the nation’s farm and food priorities will be the focus of a panel discussion on “America’s Local Food Future”
America‘s Local Food Future
Tuesday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.
901 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65216
Save Your Seat. RSVP at http://moenviron.org/foodfarm.asp; or call 314-727-0600
Join national & local experts for a discussion of our food system, what it means to your budget, your health, & how to change it
· Dave Andrews, Senior Representative for Food & Water Watch, and former Executive Director of the National Catholic Rural Life Conference
· Brad Redlin, Agricultural Program Director with the Izaak Walton League and Montana farmer
· Bill Heffernen, PhD., Emeritus, University of Missouri Dept. of Rural Sociology
· Tim Gibbons, Political Director, Missouri Rural Crisis Center
Co-Sponsors – Izaak Walton League, Social Concerns Office Office-Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri Association for Social Welfare, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, Missouri Rural Crisis Center, Slow Food KatyTrail, Sustain Mizzou, Main Street Opportunity Lab, Mid-Missouri Peaceworks, Missouri Association for Social Welfare