Cancelled Event: Food, Agriculture and Sustainability
The below event has been cancelled. The staff of the Wayne Morse Center apologizes for any inconvenience this cancellation may cause. They hope to reschedule at another time.
The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics hosts a conversation with Congressman Earl Blumenauer
Saturday, March 7, at 10:00 a.m.
110 Knight Law Center
Congressman Blumenauer will discuss his vision for progressive reform of our food and farm system. His remarks will focus on policy changes needed to ensure access to healthy foods, encourage sustainable agriculture and redirect resources to those who need assistance the most, especially socially disadvantaged, beginning, and family farmers. As the author of the agriculture section of the Green New Deal, he will also speak about opportunities to work collaboratively with farmers and ranchers to address the climate emergency.
This event is free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center as part of its 2019-21 theme, Science, Policy, and the Public. Cosponsored by UO Food Studies and UO Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, Food Resiliency Project. This event is also part of the 2020 Public Interest Environmental Law Conference.