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Farm Bill 2018: Policy, Politics, and Potential

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Abramson Family Founders Room

American University School of International Service

4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

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Experts will help demystify the 2018 Farm Bill, diving deep into what is and isn’t included and why. Together, we will explore how community-partnered research can help inform, reform, and transform the Farm Bill.

See detailed agenda and speaker bios here.

Please register to join us in person. The event will also be livestreamed, but no registration is required to join the livestream.


SPONSORED BY:

American University School of International Service, Global Environmental Politics
www.american.edu/sis/gep/

Berkeley Food Institute at UC Berkeley
www.food.berkeley.edu

With special thanks to Conflict Cuisine


RELATED EVENT:

Want more on the Farm Bill? Join us for a Capitol Hill briefing about "Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill" on March 27. No registration required.

Hill briefing details here.


FARM BILL SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS:
  • Yao Afantchao, University of the District of Columbia Cooperative Extension
  • Molly D. Anderson, Middlebury College, Vermont
  • Rudy Arredondo, National Latino Farmers & Ranchers Trade Association, Rural Coalition
  • Julian Baer, US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
  • Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Oregon-3
  • Ben Burkett, Farmer, Mississippi; President of National Family Farm Coalition
  • Carolyn Dimitri, Food Studies Program, New York University
  • Callie Eideberg, Ecosystems Sustainable Agriculture Program, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Sam Farr, Former US Congressman, Carmel, CA
  • Greg Fogel, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
  • Jim Goodman, Farmer, Wisconsin; National Family Farm Coalition
  • Karen Hansen-Kuhn, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
  • Janie Simms Hipp, Director of Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Casey Hoy, Agroecosystems Management Program, The Ohio State University
  • Daniel Imhoff, Author of Food Fight
  • Michael Kotutwa Johnson, Hopi nation member, Hopi dryland farming expert, Arizona
  • Joe Leonard, Former Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, USDA
  • Jeremiah Lowery, DC Food Policy Council
  • Patty Lovera, Food and Water Watch
  • Bob Martin, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
  • Stephanie Mercier, Farm Journal Foundation
  • Kathleen Merrigan, Former USDA Deputy Secretary, Executive Director of Sustainability, George Washington University
  • Sabine O’Hara, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences, University of the District of Columbia
  • Gerardo Otero, Simon Fraser University
  • Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Maine-1
  • LaDonna Redmond, Seward Community Co-op, Minnesota
  • Jessica Romero, Farmworker Justice
  • Audrey Rowe, Former Administrator, USDA Food and Nutrition Service
  • Harwood Schaffer, Agricultural Policy Analysis Center
  • Noreen Springstead, WhyHunger
  • Bill Wenzel, Public Interest Research Group
  • Carl Zulauf, The Ohio State University; farmdoc daily
  • And more!


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Abramson Founders Room
School of International Service, American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016



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