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Philadelphia Event October 24, 2011: Why the Farm Bill Matters

October 17, 2011

On Monday October 24, 2011, The Friends Center at 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia, PA, will host Why the Farm Bill Matters.  Guest presenters and panelists include:

  • Dan Imhoff, author of Food Fight: A Citizen’s Guide to the Farm Bill
  • Rebecca Klein, from the Center for a Liable Future at Johns Hopkins
  • Ladonna Redmond, from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • Youth Food Bill of Rights Developers

This session will be moderated by Professor Mary Summers from the University of Pennsylvania.

Guest speakers from public health, food justice, urban farming, and sustainable agriculture communities will demystify the policy process, identify how the Farm Bill impacts our health, and discuss how everyday Philadelphians can stay in formed and get involved.

Have questions? Please email healspeakerseries@gmail.com

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