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The 2017 Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food. We will bring together scholars, activists, practitioners, and others to discuss topics including agricultural worker rights, worker compensation in the restaurant industry, regulatory responses, and alternative ownership and operating models. Through the conference, we hope to shift attention toward a critical, but often overlooked, component of our food system: the workers. By amplifying the voices of those most embedded in our food system, we hope to educate participants, empower them to make positive change, and ultimately, work together to create a more just food system. Register here: http://tinyurl.com/jv7r3wx

 

Details

Date:
April 1
Time:
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://foodbetter.squarespace.com/about-the-2017-conference/

Venue

Austin Hall
MA United States

Organizer

Christina Rice
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Department:
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