Thursday, May 19, 2011

Kathleen Merrigan: Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

A talk by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Kathleen Merrigan, about the significance of eating locally produced food, knowing your farmer and playing an active role in your regional food system.

The event was hosted by the Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) of UC Davis and Students for Sustainable Agriculture.

The piece begins with a short introduction by Tom Tomich, director of the ASI, and a presentation of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award to Kelly Garbach.

Learn more about the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food program.

Listen to Merrigan's talk in the audio player below. Download the audio file here.

Audio recorded on Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 at the UC Davis campus.

1 comment:

  1. Local government should also encourage businesses to get restaurant insurance. It can end up saving a lot of food businesses.