Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice
October 10, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. | Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave., Pendleton OR 97801
Oregon boasts a multibillion-dollar agricultural economy that includes both industrial agriculture and small-scale efforts such as community supported agriculture memberships, farmers’ markets, and community gardens. These smaller, community-based efforts are on the rise as means to nurture community and create local and autonomous food systems. In this conversation, author Kristy Athens will ask participants to think about the impact of their food choices. Are these choices as consequential as consumers would like them to be? Does “voting with your dollars” significantly shape our agricultural systems? Read more.
Alison Timmons at (541) 278-5944 or firstname.lastname@example.org