Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice
March 11, 2017 | 1:00 p.m. | Baker County Public Library
2400 Resort St., Baker City, Baker City OR 97814
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.
Perry Stokes at (541) 523-6419 or firstname.lastname@example.org