â€œKnow your Food, Know your Farmerâ€
Thursday, March 11th 5 pm to 6:30 pm
DePaulÂ University, Lincoln Park Campus,Â CortelyouÂ CommonsÂ (2324 N. Fremont)
Kathleen A. Merrigan, Ph.D.
Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Deputy Secretary speaks with DePaul students about promoting sustainable local and regional food systems that will support small and mid-sized farms and ranches, strengthen rural communities, promote healthy eating, and protect our natural resources.
Co-sponsored by:Â College of Liberal Arts and Sciences departments of Public Policy Studies, Geography and Political Science; Oxfam DePaul; and Chartwell food services of DePaul.