Monday, November 30, 2009

Thanksgiving message from spring Go Big Read speaker

Former U.S. Senator George McGovern has agreed to serve as the keynote speaker for the spring Day on Campus: Food Summit program. Read his thoughts related to global hunger and our relationship with farmers in his recent Sacramento Bee opinion piece: http://www.sacbee.com/1190/story/2350851.html

In it, he references "In Defense of Food" as well as the USDA's recently announced "Know Your Farmer" program: http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/%21ut/p/_s.7_0_A/7_0_1OB?contentidonly=true&contentid=2009/09/0440.xml

The Food Summit will be held on Friday, April 23 at Memorial union. For more information on the program visit: http://www.uwalumni.com/home/reunions/alumniweekend/alumniweekend.aspx

Heidi Zoerb
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

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