Every 5 years Congress votes on legislation that creates and renews federal programs that affects everything we eat, how farmers grow our food, and how they treat our soils, water and air.
The last bill was passed in 2014. The Sierra Club panelist will report what issues are at stake. Here is a link to the 2014 legislation.
Scheduled speakers are as follows:
- Dr. Garrett Graddy-Lovelace, Professor American University in Washington DC.
- Dr. Carolyn Dimitri, Professor NYU, Director of Food Studies
- Scott Faber, V.P. Government Affairs, Environmental Working Group
- Michael Stein, Attorney and Scientist, Organic Farming Research Foundation.