Thursday, April 13, 2006

Earth Day observance includes discussion of local food systems

An examination of sustainable local food systems will be part of the activities hosted by UIS in observance of Earth Day 2006. The two-part presentation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in Brookens Auditorium.

The program will begin with a screening of the movie “The True Cost of Food” by the Sierra Club Sustainable Consumption Committee. A panel discussion on food policy, the local food system, and the status of organic farming in Illinois will follow. Read more>>

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