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Just Food? Forum on Land Use, Rights and Ecology

Friday, March 25, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, March 26, 2016 (All day)
Location: 
Cambridge, MA
A collaboration of the Harvard Food Law Society and Food Literacy Project
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA


Early bird rates through February 25th.


This year's Just Food? conference will examine the relationship between people and land, primarily through agriculture and food. We will explore the legal, moral, policy, health, historic and environmental aspects of our domestic and international food system, with a focus on the intersection of land and justice. The conference will bring together scholars, farmers, activists, practitioners, and other authorities to discuss the growing concerns about who has access to land, how agriculture changes land, and who is marginalized or dispossessed by our current system. Our goal is to educate attendees, empower them to make changes, and engage them in a larger dialogue about food.


Keynotes speakers include:
Smita Narula on Land Rights.
Jo Guldi on Historical Legacies of Land: the Oppressed and Dispossessed.


Panels topics will include:
Indigenous Land Rights
Land Access, Tenure and Transition
International Land Struggles
Ecological Impacts of Modern Agriculture
And more!



We do not want the cost of registration to prohibit anyone from attending. We have a limited number of registration scholarships available. If you feel the registration fee is a financial burden that would prevent you from attending, please email harvard.justfood@gmail.com with the subject "Conference Scholarship." Please include a short paragraph about why you would like to attend the conference.

Proposals due January 19th: http://tinyurl.com/justfoodform


Consider extending your stay to attend the Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Featured image courtesy of Shelburne Orchards.