Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice
June 21, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. | Eastern Oregon University
1 University Blvd., Ackerman 210, La Grande OR 97850
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.
This event will take place in Zabel Hall, room 108, at Eastern Oregon University.
Rebecca Tabor at (541) 975-2411 or firstname.lastname@example.org