At 7pm this Tuesday the D.C.-based Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, Wenonah Hauter will be at Fovea in Beacon to discuss her new book ‘Foodopoly’ with Glynwood President Kathleen Frith.
They will discuss the statistics and records that Ms Hauter- one of the nation’s leading healthy food advocates- has collected detailing how agricultural policy has been hijacked by lobbyists, driving out independent farmers and food processors.
Advance Tickets are $25 and include a copy of Foodopoly (retail $27.99).
Purchase tickets at: www.FoveaExhibitions.org
Seating is limited.
Wenonah Hauter is the Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, a D.C.-based watchdog organization focused on corporate and government accountability relating to food, water, and fishing. She has worked and written extensively on food, water, energy, and environmental issues at the national, state, and local levels. She owns a working farm in The Plains, Virginia.
Kathleen Frith is President of Glynwood, one of the nation’s leading sustainable agriculture and food organizations, located in Cold Spring, New York. In addition to growing vegetables and raising pastured livestock on a 225-acre farm, Glynwood has developed a number of innovative programs that enhance the viability of farming, train the next generation of farmers, foster emerging markets for distinctive regional products, as well as train culinary professionals to become stewards of the land.