Upcoming food events on campus

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Indigenous Mexican Farmworker Youth: Research in Development

Seminar | March 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), IRLE Director's Room

 Seth Holmes, Professor of Medical Anthropology and Public Health, UC Berkeley

 Institute of Research on Labor & Employment

Dr. Holmes will present new research in development on indigenous Mexican farmworker youth in California, Washington State, and the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico. This mixed-method qualitative research will explore hierarchies of race, class, gender, and language, as well as sources of strength and resilience among Triqui and Mixtec farmworker youth. In addition, the project will focus on workers'...   More >


Monday, March 27, 2017

Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill

Panel Discussion | March 27 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043

  , Washington, DC 20515

 Berkeley Food Institute

Agriculture and related industries contributed $985 billion to the US GDP in 2014. How will research keep up with demand, particularly in sustainable agriculture, one of the fastest-growing parts of the farm economy?

Scholars from four diverse universities will discuss federally-funded agriculture research.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Farm Bill 2018: Policy, Politics, and Potential

Conference/Symposium | March 28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  American University School of International Service

 4400 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20016

 Berkeley Food Institute, American University

This event, co-sponsored by Berkeley Food Institute and American University, will bring together academics, civil society leaders, policymakers, producers and the general public to present and discuss original research both on and for the US Farm Bill, across and beyond disciplines.

  Register online