Feeding our Community - Promoting
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
County Public Library
The Corvallis League of Women
The speakers were
Dan Sundseth, USDA, will give
insight into the present status of mid-valley agriculture, its
potential for feeding our local population, and the impact of federal
and state laws
James Cassidy, OSU Soil
Science Department, will tell us what sustainable agriculture means for
our soil structure, our local food supply, our heath
Joan Gross's topic is
strengthening the local food system. Joan, an OSU professor of
anthropology, has been working in the area of local food sufficiency
for many years
Jen Myers, Corvallis
Environmental Center, will outline the many local Corvallis projects
currently in operation or in the process. She is working on Farm to
School and Garden Education
Audience members will
have an opportunity to propose ideas as to how the League of Women
Voters can work with local governments to increase local food
production and security.
Ther will be a number of displays too -
Ten Rivers Food Web
Food Action Teams.
You can click on a speaker and hear their talk as recorded as am MP3
file, right click to download the talk.
You can click on other links to find their websites.