April 18, 2011

Knoxville--Local Food: Critiquing industrialized food production and exploring local food choices

I really wish I could make it to this—it sounds like a great opportunity to learn more!  Thanks Chad for the heads up!

local food choices LOCAL FOOD: Critiquing industrialized food and exploring local choices

Tuesday, April 19 · 5:30pm - 7:30pm

McClung Museum Auditorium, 1327 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN


We will host a panel discussion of problems associated with industrialized food practices and move on to explore the social benefits as well as the structural obstacles and shortcomings of current local food movements. In addition, we have several community members who will talk about their work here in Knoxville to promote more healthy, sustainable alternatives.

SPEAKERS:
-Chad Hellwinckel- of the University of Tennessee's Agricultural Policy Analysis Center
-Ben Epperson- of Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities
-Charlotte Tolley- of the Market Square Farmers' Market
-Katie Ries- of Urban Land Scouts
-Pam Uschuk-Hodges Visiting Writer in the UT English department this semester

*The event is hosted by the University of Tennessee's Sociology Graduate Student Association (SGSA) in conjunction with SPEAK and USA. It is free and open to the public. Light, local refreshments provided

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