“Finding Your Story in the 2018 Farm Bill” (March 14, 2018 | Wilmington, NC)

The Come to the Table program presents its Equity at the Table Speaker Series, featuring a unique and diverse roster of distinguished speakers addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion, while educating the community about food security issues. Please join us for the third talk in the series, Finding Your Story in Farm Bill 2018. The talk will be delivered by Scott Marlow of the Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI).

Speaker: Scott Marlow, Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI)

“Finding Your Story in the 2018 Farm Bill”

Date: March 14, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm

Location: DeLoach Hall // UNC-Wilmington, 601 South College Rd// Wilmington, NC


Scott Marlow is the Senior Policy Specialist at RAFI. He is a strong advocate for small and mid-scale, sustainable farmers on topics like credit access, disaster relief assistance, financial counseling, and crop insurance. Marlow will discuss the 2018 Farm Bill process, what’s included in the bill, and its impacts on food security and equity. Attendees will learn how they can translate their stories into political action around agriculture and food policy.

RAFI will host the Equity at the Table Speaker Series in locations across North Carolina from March through August 2018. The series is designed for people who are working in the intersection of equity and food security and for those with the desire to think more critically about equity in their work and volunteerism. RAFI invites people of faith, farmers, activists, and journalists to come hear these perspectives. FREE and open to the public
Facebook Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/186233641978438/ To register: http://rafiusa.org/cttt/speaker-series  

Upcoming Speaker Series Events:

March 14, 2018: Scott Marlow: “Finding Your Story in Farm Bill 2018” April 28, 2018: Vanessa Jackson: “We are Seeds: Land, Meaning and Money” May 14, 2018: Rick Moyers: “Board Diversity: Moving From Talk to Action” May 29, 2018: Fatimah Salleh: “The Look of Leadership: Diversity and Equity in Rural Communities”   Download Event Flyer for Full Speaker Series For questions contact michelle@rafiusa.org or call 919-704-6920