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Food Chain Radio Show #1119

Michael Olson, Author & Urban Farming Agriculturalist

Political Food Activism

Can political activism bring social justice to food?

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Guests: Julie Guthman, PhD, Author  The New Food Activism

Lady Justice holds a scale to weigh relative merits, and wears a blindfold to maintain impartiality.

Michael Olson Food Chain Radio – Political Food Activism – Can political activism bring social justice to food?

Michael Olson Food Chain Radio – Political Food Activism – Can political activism bring social justice to food?

Lady Social Justice, should someone care to craft of statue of her, would most likely be carrying an axe and be sporting an angry scowl, as per Carry Nation.

When it comes to the social justice of food, some, like Professor Julie Guthman, point to the fact that consumers have done a lot to improve food quality by voting with their dollars. Their voting brought fresh organic food to our front doors.

But for one reason or another, the voting did not bring social justice to the food of all. So Guthman, along with many others, suggest a new food activism is required to make things right.

Their new food activism leads us to ask…

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Tune in here, for the syndicated the Michael Olson Food Chain Radio Show #1119 September 16, 2017 Saturday 9AM Pacific

 

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Michael Olson's LAWS OF THE FOOD CHAIN:

#1 Agriculture is the foundation upon which we build all our sand castles.

#2 The farther we go from the source of our food, the less control we have over what's in that food.

#3 Cheap food isn't!

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