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Food security and food justice panel discussion

From the press release:

Food security and food justice will be the focus of a panel discussion on the University of Illinois campus on Thursday, March 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. This public colloquy, scheduled in the Heritage Room of the ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center, will include topics such as food accessibility, sustainable production, and food assistance programs.

The panel will be composed of experts who will bring a variety of perspectives to the discussion: Craig Gundersen, U of I agricultural economist and executive director of the National Soybean Research Laboratory; Barbara Fiese, U of I professor of human development and family studies and endowed chair and director of the Family Resiliency Center; Linda Crawl-Jackson, Extension educator; Jim Hires, executive director of the Eastern Illinois Food Bank; and David Bane, a local farmer who is practicing sustainable agriculture.

For more information, email the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences or call (217) 333-9355.

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