What’s your vision for a more equitable and more sustainable food system in Madison?
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Join us on for the Madison Elected Officials Food Forum, a free public event on March 27th 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm at Badger Rock Neighborhood Center in Madison where we’ll explore what our community can do to create a more healthy, sustainable, equitable local food system!
Here are the ins-and-outs of the event:
Who: Hosted by a group of co-sponsoring organizations who serve/represent people who are affected by our food system.
-The Workers Rights Center
-The Linda and Gene Farley Center for Peace Justice and Sustainability
-Family Farm Defenders
-Student Labor Action Coalition
-Working Class Student Union
-UW Muslim Student Association
-UW Horticulture Society
-Food For Thought Initiative
-Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice
-Racial Justice Tipping Point
-Midwest Environmental Advocates
-FH King Students for Sustainable Agriculture
-Willy St Co-Op
-Catholic Multicultural Center
-Inter-Tribal Maple Syrup Cooperative
-Saudi Student Association
-Center for Resilient Cities
-Allen Centennial Garden
-REAP Food Group.
What: A Madison Elected Officials Food Forum where a panel of local candidates will take questions from people in the community about creating a more sustainable, equitable, healthy food system. An informal “meet-and-greet” between local elected officials and community members will take place before the panel/Q&A.
Why: To provide a space for community members to tell decision-makers their stories about how our food system affects them, hear elected officials’/candidates’ ideas and plans for improving our local food system, and shine a light on actionable areas for improvement within our community.
When: Event is planned for Monday March 27th 2017 from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm. Elected Official/Candidate Meet-and-Greet from 6:30-7:30 and panel/Q&A from 7:30-8:30 pm.
Where: Badger Rock Neighborhood Center
Panelists will include: Sheri Carter (Common Council Alder, District 14), Ali Muldrow (Candidate for School Board, Seat 6), Kate Toews (Candidate for School Board, Seat 6), Zach Wood (Common Council Alder, District 8), Bradley Campbell (Candidate for Common Council Alder, District 11), Arvina Martin (Candidate for Common Council Alder, District 11).
Moderator: Abha Thakkar, Executive Director of FEED Kitchens
Visit the link below to RSVP and reserve your free ticket (limited space)- http://bit.ly/2lQ1KLh