Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival, March 10-12, on the University of Wisconsin campus and surrounding sites in Madison, Wisconsin.
The symposium focuses on ways that communities and individuals seek to control and manage their food systems, including food sovereignty issues for Wisconsin’s American Indian communities.
The festival celebrates Indigenous, local, and regional foods, with a variety of special meals and movies throughout the week. Tickets are now available. #foodsovereignty
Key symposium topics include the following:
- Friday morning – Genetic Sovereignty: seeds, breeds, and wild species
- Friday afternoon- Food Sovereignty and the Law
- Saturday morning – Keynotes by Rowen White, Seed Keeper from the Mohawk community of Akwesasne and Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, Dept. of American Studies at Brown University
- Saturday afternoon – Food Sovereignty and the Wisconsin Idea; Access to Land, Markets, and Food; Health and Food Sovereignty; Cuisine of This Place; and other breakouts
For more information on the events, including pre-symposium movies and workshops, go to: https://food-sovereignty.com/