WWU's Huxley College hosts panels on future of farming

Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment will host three panel discussions covering the future of agriculture on Friday, Nov. 30.

The panels include: “The Future of Food” from 1:15-2:45 p.m., “Protecting Land, Protecting Food” at 3 p.m., and “The Future of Food Justice” from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Each of the panel discussions will be held in Communications Facility 115, and are free and open to the public.

“The Future of Food” will be led by Stephen Trinkaus (owner, Terra Organica) and Jim Ashby (general manager, Community Food Co-Op).

“The Future of Food Justice” will be led by Rosalinda Guillen (Community to Community).

“Protecting Land, Protecting Food” will feature Eric Carabba (a Huxley graduate and the director of lands for the Whatcom Land Trust), Huxley dean Steven Hollenhorst, Samya Lutz (Whatcom County Planning and Development) and Laura Ridenour (food and farming manager for Sustainable Connections).

Huxley hosts the speaker series to bring together environmentally minded members of the WWU and Bellingham communities. Speakers address topics of contemporary environmental concern in the region and in the world.

For more information, contact the main office of Huxley College of the Environment at (360) 650-3520.

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