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Learn How the Farm Bill Affects You

TODAY: Thursday, July 22, 7pm

Come join a discussion on how the $300 billion federal Farm Bill affects:

  • What you put on your plate
  • Whether you can afford nutrition, not just calories
  • What Food Stamps are allowed to buy and what school lunches serve
  • The livelihood of small farmers in the U.S.
  • Global trade and the survival of subsistence farmers in poor countries
  • How a significant portion of the US economy is structured
  • The future of a sustainable food system

Speakers:

Derrick Boykin, Northeast Regional Organizer, Bread for the World
Mark Dunlea, Executive Director, Hunger Action Network of New York State
Doreen Wohl, Executive Director, West Side Campaign Against Hunger

Where and When:

Bluestockings Bookstore and Activist Center
172 Allen St between Stanton and Rivington on the Lower East Side of Manhattan

Thursday, July 22nd at 7pm

Sponsored by the Hunger Action Network of New York State

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