KPFA Radio 94.1 FM, Food and Water Watch, and
The International Forum on Globalization present
Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food & Farming in America
Hosted by Claire Cummings
$12 advance tickets: On sale now at 800-838-3006
or on sale starting January 2 at Pegasus Books (3 locations), Marcus Books, Mrs. Dalloway's, Moe's Books, Walden Pond, DIESEL, A Bookstore, and Modern Times ($15 door)
Information: www.kpfa.org/events KPFA benefit
Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, is one of the nation's leading healthy food advocates. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy, and environmental issues at the national, state and local level. Experienced in developing policy positions and legislative strategies, she is also an accomplished organizer who served from 1997 to 2005 as Director of Public Citizen, Energy and Environment Program. Prior to that she was environmental policy director for Citizen Action, and a senior organizer at the Union of Concerned Scientists. She runs an organic farm in Virginia that provides healthy vegetables to more than 500 families in the Washington, D.C. area. She contends that the local food movement is not enough to solve America's food crisis and the ensuing public health debacle it has created. In Foodopoly she aims at the real villain: the massive consolidation and corporate control of food production, currently preventing farmers from raising healthy crops, and limits the choices people can make...
"A shocking and powerful reminder of the distance between our image of the family farmer, and the corporate agribusiness reality. Make sure you read it before dinner."-Bill McKibben
Claire Cummings is an author, journalist, and lawyer. Her book, Uncertain Peril, won an American Book Award. She has over three decades of experience in agriculture.
$12 advance, $15 door.
Presented by KPFA Radio 94.1 FM