Panel Discussion | March 27 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043
, Washington, DC 20515
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.
Conference/Symposium | March 28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | American University School of International Service
4400 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20016
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.
Lecture | April 1 | 1 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Journalist and best-selling author Michael Pollan is joined by noted architectural and urban historian Simon Sadler to discuss the history and new use of psychedelics for therapeutic purposes, the subject of Pollans new book and an area illuminated by Sadlers investigation of the philosophy he calls hippie holism. The conversation also touches on the counterculture pursuit of evolved... More >
Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian | $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons | $12 General admission