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Vandana Shiva Speaking in San Francisco
Date Saturday June 24
Time 10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location Details

Location: Port Commission Hearing Room on the second floor of the Ferry Building, San Francisco
Event Type Speaker
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Co-sponsored by the International Forum on Globalization and the Center for Urban Education and Sustainable Agriculture

Dr.Vandana Shiva—physicist, activist, and author—will discuss how local food systems around the world are threatened by global trade policies and institutions such as the World Trade Organization (WTO). Dr. Shiva will speak about the impact U.S. farm policies and giant agribusinesses have on farmers and rural communities in India, her home country. She will also present alternative policies that help protect and encourage local food systems, safe and nutritious foods, and sustainable food production.

cost: A $10 donation is suggested.

Click here for more information <http://www.ferryplazafarmersmarket.com/events/calendar/#jun24>
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jun 20th, 2006 3:43 PM
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