Let's Talk About the Farm Bill
Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 3:00 PM (EST)
Let’s Talk About the Farm Bill
Sunday, January 29; 3:00 p.m.
With Marion Nestle, PhD, professor of nutrition and public health at New York University, author of Food Politics and What to Eat; Representative Chellie Pingree (Maine), member of the House Committee on Agriculture, and Tim Griffin, PhD, Director, Agriculture, Food and Environment Program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy, Tufts University
Part of the Let's Talk About Food Series.
What’s the big deal about the farm bill? An interactive “teach-in” explores the ways that subsidies and regulations impact the quality and cost of the foods we consume here in New England. Learn about the process and meet some of the stakeholders, share your perspectives, and find out how the public can have a voice in reshaping the face of agriculture.
More about this season of Adult Offerings at the Museum of Science:
We are changing our world and it is changing us. Join us as we explore forces of nature—volcanoes, asteroids, weather—that we cannot control.
Think critically about our impact on a food system that profoundly affects us and our planet. Engage in a scientific look at creativity, a critical resource for shaping the future and one that you can harness yourself.
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