a farm bill for the 99%
Tuesday, May 29, 2012, Mission Pie (25th and Mission in SF)
6:00pm until 8:00pm
Come learn how local leaders and communities are pushing for a healthier, more sustainable food system! Join us for an exciting evening about Bay Area food politics, the Farm Bill--and why it matters for us city folk!
Supervisors Eric Mar and David Campos!
Susan Kuehn and Adam Scow of Food & Water Watch
Author and journalist Christopher Cook
Tues. May 29, 6-8 p.m., generously hosted by Mission Pie (25th and Mission).
Co-sponsored by Food & Water Watch and the Center for Political Education.
Schedule: Intro/Welcome: Center for Political Ed., and Mission Pie rep. (if you want)
Chris Cook (author of "Diet for a Dead Planet"): short overview of Farm Bill/food system--what's at stake
Sup. Mar: local food policy and the Farm Bill, his resolutionSup. Campos: community food access and urban ag.--local/district food issues
Susan Kuehn: Food and Water Watch action on the Farm Bill--the resolution and other cities/states
Anya Kamenskaya: urban farming on the front lines--Occupy the Farm report
Adam Scow: where we go from here re. the Farm Bill--how to plug in, actions you can take