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ThinkFOOD 5 Conference: The Future of Farming: Democratizing the Food System

Date: April 7, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Description Join us for the 5th annual ThinkFOOD conference at Simon's Rock. At the morning panel, Speakers from Soul Fire Farm, Gardening the Community, and the National Young Farmers Coalition will discuss why the ownership of food production is important. At the afternoon Roundtables, invited moderators will lead open discussions on food activism, right-to-farm policies, empowering people to make healthy food choices, and more. Roundtable topics will be selected by audience members at the close of the first panel. The conference will close with a campus tree walk to learn about native trees, with an emphasis on those that provide foraging opportunities.

Event Location Kellogg Music Center, Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Date/Time Information Saturday, April 7, 2018; 10am-5pm
Contact Information
Maryann Tebben, Head of Center for Food Studies at Simon's Rock
$25 for adults, free for students; $10 for lunch
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