Thursday, February 10, 2011

Food Fight!

Care about fair wages and labor conditions? Health and nutrition policy? Poverty, racial justice, access, government subsidies and corporate power? Oh, and eating?

Awesome event alert: Food Fight! Countering Corporate Control of the Food Supply, a conversation among food justice and sustainability activists, at 6:30 p.m. March 1 in the CUNY Law auditorium, hosted by CUNY Law Review and CUNY Law Green Coalition Food Fighters.

Speakers on the panel, attorney-activist Michele Simon, New York City food and garden organizer Karen Washington, Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch will break down the struggle for control over our food environment and strategies to tackle that control. Anna Lappe, author of "Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It," will moderate.

The event is free with a reception to follow.

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