Monday, January 28, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Wenonah Hauter: Solving America’s Food Crisis

Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $5.

Civics, Media Library

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Even as executive director of Food & Water Watch and one of the nation’s leading healthy-food advocates, Wenonah Hauter says the local-food movement is not enough to solve America’s food crisis and the public health debacle it has created. Hauter, author of Foodopoly, says the real culprit is the massive consolidation and corporate control of food production, which prevents farmers from raising healthy crops and limits our choices at the grocery store. Hauter explains how agricultural policy has been hijacked by lobbyists, how the impacts ripple, and how solving this crisis will require a grassroots movement to reshape our food system from seed to table—a change about politics, not just personal choice. Presented as part of the Town Hall Civics series with Elliott Bay Book Company. Series supported by The Boeing Company, the RealNetworks Foundation, and the True/Brown Foundation.


LEARN MORE:
http://bit.ly/THHauter
Watch her 2012 TEDxManhattan talk, “Who Pays the Farm Bill?”: http://bit.ly/THHauterTED

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  1. Posted January 28, 2013 at 10:04 am | Permalink

    Wow! This is exactly what’s been on my mind…a whole food revolution! I am soooo bummed I can’t go, but I hope someone else will go and tell me all about it! Gonna get her book, for sure!

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