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Earth Day 2015: Food System Visionaries Look to Colleges and Universities for Change

In the spirit of Earth Day, the Hampshire College Food, Farm, and Sustainability office brought together panelists David Orr of Oberlin College, Margaret Christie of CISA (Community Involved in Supporting Agriculture), and Andy Kendall of the Kendall Foundation for a question and answer session on regional food systems change moderated by Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash. The discussion began with a question
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Friday Food + Farm Features – Focus on Farmworkers

This is a week to consider deeply the role of labor in our food system, to critically consider the systemic injustices that are consistently perpetrated by transnational agribusinesses as well as smaller farm owners. It is time to look beyond the labels organic, local, and fair and to reconstruct a food system that rewards business for treating produce better than the people who grow it. Farmworkers in Baja Californi
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Food, Farm, and the Health of Communities: Panel at Amherst College

Event Announcement: FOOD, FARM, AND THE HEALTH OF COMMUNITIES Monday, February 23 at 7:00pm Amherst College Friedmann Room, Keefe Campus Center This event is part of the Problem Solvers Speaker Series, highlighting professionals and alumni who are engaging some of the world’s most pressing challenges through creative and innovative strategies, and exploring new models and methods for addressing social and/or en
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