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Wednesday, September 25 • 9:45am - 11:00am
Food Freedom

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What role should government play in deciding what foods we produce and consume? From soda sizes to corn syrup, abattoirs to food trucks, raw milk to pasteurized—government has a seat at our kitchen table. Federal, state and local agencies—empowered by policymakers from the White House to city councils—aim to ban certain foods or tax them out of the marketplace. What is at stake? How should we respond? Who is our audience?

Moderators
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Todd Davidson

Policy Specialist, State Policy Network

Speakers
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Michael Bindas

Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice
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Joel Salatin

Author and Owner of Polyface Farms
Author and owner of Polyface Farms. | Joel Salatin is a full-time family farmer. And that’s where the stereotype stops. This self-described “environmentalist, capitalist, lunatic farmer” runs Polyface Farms, a successful family endeavor in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. His approach to food and the land is decidedly controversial in some circles. But his principles related to food choice, entrepreneurship and government... Read More →


Wednesday September 25, 2013 9:45am - 11:00am
Meeting Room 10

Attendees (15)