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Hutton Honors College

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Where Does Our Food Come From
—and Why Does It Matter?

A Discussion Brunch with Ethnobotanist Gary Nabhan
and Farmer Joel Salatin (of The Omnivore's Dilemma fame)
Featuring Locally Grown and Produced Foods

January 24, 2010

At this special brunch, students had the opportunity to talk about the local and slow food movements with University of Arizona professor and author Gary Nabhan and eco-friendly farmer Joel Salatin. Both guests were in Bloomington for the Bloomington Eats Green Weekend. This brunch was co-sponsored by the Hutton Honors College and the Wells Scholars Program and was organized in collaboration with Christine Barbour, a professor of political science and the co-director of Slow Food Bloomington.


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Joel Salatin, who uses an innovative approach to farming, discusses the importance of eating locally.

Ethnobotanist Gary Nabhan talks about the need to change America's farming and eating practices to create a more sustainable culture.

Nabhan talks with IU professor Peter Todd.


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