Friday, May 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Wasserstein Hall, WCC 1010, HLS, 1585 Mass Ave., Cambridge

Sustainable & Equitable Food Systems: Building on What Works

The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic at HLS hosts a conversation exploring the limitations of the dominant food policy paradigm, particularly with regards to food security, resilience, biodiversity, and human health. Drawing on their research, the speakers will also present alternative models that engage family farmers and their communities as key participants in food policy decision making. 

Featuring Emily Broad Leib (JD ’08), Director, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic; Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Law School; Nora McKeon (AB ’62), Professor, Rome 3 University and International University College of Turin; formerly of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization; Author, Food Security Governance: Enabling Communities, Regulating Corporations; and Timothy A. Wise, Senior Researcher, Small Planet Institute and Director of the Land and Food Rights Program; Research Fellow, Tufts University Global Development and Environment Institute; Author, Feeding Illusions: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Future of Food (forthcoming).

Lunch will be provided.

Contact Name: 

Alyssa Chan

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Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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