Saturday, October 12, Lane County residents will participate in the worldwide “March Against Monsanto” for World Food Day.
This time we march toward solutions! We will march a short route downtown Eugene starting at the Wayne Morse Free Speech plaza (8th and Oak ST) at 11am Plaedo, will lead us off in great spirit, marching toward the event ”
“Tools and Tactics for Sustainable Food Systems” an informational panel moderated by Camilla Mortensen, investigative reporter at Eugene Weekly.
The First Christian Church, 1166 Oak Street, speakers from Center for Sustainability Law, Support Local Food Rights, Kid Food Matters, Healthy Bees Healthy Gardens, and GMO Free Oregon will talk about what’s being done locally and in- state toward sustainable food systems. They’ll address community rights, sustainable farming and the dangers that GMOs present to our environment, health, and local economy, the laws and current campaigns a foot as well as what you can do to help directly.
Please join us for fun and community education and activation.