In Defense of the Family Farm
La Via Campesina is the international movement which brings together millions of peasants, small and medium-size farmers, landless people, women farmers, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers from around the world. It defends small-scale sustainable agriculture as a way to promote social justice and dignity.
Join Elizabeth Mpofu, General Coordinator of La Via Campesina, and Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Smallholder Organic Farmers’ Forum for an afternoon of discussion about food sovereignty and agroecology.
12:30 Registration and Lunch (FoodShare is offering lunch for $7.50. This is optional)
1:00 Discussion with Elizabeth Mpofu and local food leaders
2:30 Tour of FoodShare
Where? FoodShare Toronto