2012 Federal Farm Bill Forum at the Main City Library

In honor of National Food Day, KCPW broadcast a forum on the 2012 Federal Farm Bill on Monday, October 24 live from the Salt Lake City Main Library.

The forum brought together a range of experts who explored how the Farm Bill impacts local food security, public health, and the ecological and economic sustainability of our regional food system.

The panel included:

  • Utahns Against Hunger Executive Director Gina Cornia
  • Utah State University Professor of Sociology Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith
  • Public Health Nutritionist Patrice Isabella of the Utah Department of Health
  • Salt Lake City Councilman J.T. Martin

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker introduced the program, which was moderated by former Mayor Ted Wilson.

Listen to a podcast of the full event here: