We Are All in This Together: Victories and Solutions in Vermont Agriculture

Sponsored by the Food and Agricultural Law Society and the Center for Food and Agriculture

Consumers and producers have a role to play in sustainable and profitable agriculture in Vermont. This panel of speakers, moderated by Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman, will discuss successful approaches to issues in Vermont agriculture, including water quality, workers' rights, labeling laws, organic and GMO-free farming, and economic hurdles. Come and join in the discussion about how to move forward in tackling these issues together.

Speakers:

Lt. Govenor David Zuckerman: Moderator for the panel and will speak about the successful campaign for GMO labeling laws in Vermont

David Mears: Will speak on current water quality issues and systemic solutions that work with farms to better the whole of Vermont

Migrant Justice (waiting for name of speaker): Will speak about the successful campaign of Milk with Dignity and their agreement with Ben and Jerry's

Brent Beidler: Local organic cow dairy farmer to speak about positive aspects of organic dairy farming

Miles Hooper: Proprietor of Ayers Brook Goat Dairy, an incubator for future goat farmers, to speak about the solutions goat farming brings to Vermont

Vermont Law School, Chase Center, Royalton, Vermont

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 5:15pm

Contact Information

Office of the Lieutenant Governor
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05633
Office: (802) 828-2226
Cell: (802) 622-4136
Email the Lieutenant Governor
 

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