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The Quest for Food Justice in the Face of Finite Resources

The Quest for Food Justice in the Face of Finite Resources This panel discussion was recorded at the Future Tense event: Feeding the World While the Earth Cooks, which was held in Washington, DC on April 12th, 2012 M. Jahi Chappell - @WSUVancouver Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Justice, Washington State University Vancouver Debra Eschmeyer - @FoodCorps Co-Founder and Program Director, FoodCorps 2011 James Beard Foundation Leadership Award Recipient Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin - @main_street Director, Rural Enterprise Center, Main Street Project Moderator: Charles Kenny - @charlesjkenny Bernard L. Schwartz Fellow, New America Foundation Author, Getting Better: Why Global Development Is Succeeding -- And How We Can Improve the World Even More When today's toddlers are parents themselves, they will face an agricultural crisis. The world population will reach 9 billion. A growing global middle class will demand more food. And climate change will leave farmers holding seeds that won't sprout. By 2050, will our global appetite outgrow our agricultural capacity? We held an event to find out how everyone—growers, technologists, governments, business leaders, and carbon-conscious consumers—will be part of the solution. http://www.newamerica.net/events/2012/feeding_the_world
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