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Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Last update: 3/19/08
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Talk on 'Eating in the 21st Century' will launch new
He is a co-director of the Program on Agricultural Technology Studies and an affiliate of the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, all at UW-Madison. A second edition of his book, "First the Seed: The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology," was published in 2005. Kloppenburg is a founder and board member of the Research, Education, Action and Policy on Food Group (REAP), a nonprofit organization that publishes an annual "Farm Fresh Atlas"; organizes an annual Food for Thought Festival; has developed the Wisconsin Homegrown Lunch farm-to-school project; and is inaugurating a "Buy Fresh, Buy Local" initiative for southern Wisconsin.
A reception will follow the presentation.
The UW-Green Bay Center for Food in Community and Culture will encourage scholarship on relationships between sustainable food systems and a sound environment, healthy people, and equitable communities. It is co-directed by Professors Lynn Walter, of the Social Change and Development academic unit, and Debra Pearson, of Human Biology.
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