Panel to Discuss How Corporate Agribusiness Is Killing Us
*Ken Roseboro -editor of the Organic and Non-Gmo Report http://www.non-gmoreport.com/organicnongmo/newslettereditor.php - has written extensively on Genetically Modified Foods including the Author
2 books on subject -his articles have appeared in leading agricultural and food industry magazines -on board of directors of Iowa Organic Association from Fairfield,IA.
*Matt Ohloff is the Iowa-based organizer for Food & Water Watch http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/ He organizes with local communities and groups throughout Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska around food and water issues. Before joining Food & Water Watch, Matt was a rural community organizer with Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, where he focused on factory farm issues.
*Jessica Reznicek - DM Occupier and DM Catholic Worker. Jessica is on the Occupy the World Food Prize working committee and served as the committee's research person in grading past World Food Prize recipients.
*George Naylor http://www.foodmovementsunite.org/authors/Naylor.html,
past president of the National Family Farm Coalition http://www.nffc.net/, farms near Churdan, Iowa. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. Soon after coming back to the family farm in 1976, Naylor was elected to the first Iowa Corn Promotion Board, and during the farm crisis of the 1980′s he was active in American Agriculture Movement http://www.aaminc.org/, the Iowa Farm Unity Coalition and the North American Farm Alliance. From
1989 through 1991 he served on the Executive Committee of the Iowa Chapter of the Sierra Club http://iowa.sierraclub.org/. Naylor was a plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against Monsanto and other biotech companies dealing with the negative economic impacts on family farmers by the introduction of genetically modified crops.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Deborah Vanko, a member of DM WILPF, DM Move to Amend and the Occupy the World Food Prize working committee
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