Sat, 5/12: Global Food Justice Workshops @ Brooklyn Food Conference

Join OWS Trade Justice for a track of workshops at the Brooklyn Food Conference on the fight against free trade agreements that benefit corporate agribusiness at the expense of consumers, indigenous peoples, Afrodescendant communities, family farmers, farmed animals, wildlife, and the environment.

Date: Saturday, May 12th, 2012

Location: Brooklyn Technical High School, Room 5W12
29 Fort Greene Place Brooklyn, New York 11217
Admission is free; preregister here.

Room 5W12

11AM-12:15AM: Free Trade vs. Safe, Just, and Sustainable Food
w/ Kathy Ozer (National Family Farm Coalition, Leticia Alanis (La Union), Daira QuiƱones (Mutual Association Afro-Colombian for Integrated Development and Entrepreneurship (AMDAE), and John Kinsman, President, Family Farm Defenders.

2:00PM-3:15PM: Globalizing Agribusiness: Free Trade, Factory Farms, and Genetically Modified Food
w/ Adam Weissman (Global Justice for Animals and the Environment) , John E. Peck (Family Farm Defenders), and Noam Mohr

3:30PM-4:15PM: Taking Action for Global Food Justice

w/ Christina Schiavoni ( WhyHunger) and Adam Weissman (Global Justice for Animals and the Environment)