Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 at 8:00 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:Lectures Program
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Wenonah Hauter is the executive director of Food & Water Watch. Her book Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America is an investigation into the economics and politics behind our current food systems and how corporate consolidation affects farmers and consumers.

A grassroots organizer and activist, Hauter's work on environmental issues has included roles as director of Public Citizen's Energy and Environment Program, environmental policy director for Citizen Action, and senior organizer with the Union of Concerned Scientists. She has an MS in applied anthropology from the University of Maryland.