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Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System

Austin Hall, Harvard Law School,
1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sat., Apr. 1, 2017, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System

The 2017 Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food. We will bring together scholars, activists, practitioners, and others to discuss topics including agricultural worker rights, worker compensation in the restaurant industry, regulatory responses, and alternative ownership and operating models. Through the conference, we hope to shift attention toward a critical, but often overlooked, component of our food system: the workers. By amplifying the voices of those most embedded in our food system, we hope to educate participants, empower them to make positive change, and ultimately, work together to create a more just food system.

Gazette Classification: Conferences
Organization/Sponsor: A collaboration of the Harvard Food Literacy Project and Harvard Law School Food Law Society. Co-sponsored by the Food Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School
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Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 08:00