The Politics of Farming

Dec 14, 2009

The Politics of Farming Most of us think of local farms as peaceful, green places of refuge amidst a growing region, but the world of farming in North Carolina is deeply complex and political. Farmers face more than weather and blight. They face regulations, restrictions and challenges to the simple notion of growing food and bringing it to market. Our experts will help us navigate the politics of farming. Guest Ray Starling - General Counsel, NC Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services Roland McReynolds - Executive Director, Carolina Farm Stewards Association Aaron Newton - Co-Author, A Nation of Farmers: Defeating the Food Crisis on American Soil Charlotte Talks | A Nation of Farmers Click here to add and read comments