It’s Food Dialogues day in Boston. The city seems to be pretty happy about some baseball game last night. Wonder what that was all about (C’mon Cards!). Back to food though.
The moderator for today’s live event is Bloomberg News’ Alan Bjerga and our topic is “Farm Size: Does It Really Matter.” The event will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT at the State Room.
Today’s panel discussion, which will be streamed live online, will feature opening remarks from Dr. A. Richard Bonanno, Ph.D., president of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau. Panelists include:
Leah Beyer, Farmer and Consultant, Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana Soybean Association, Columbus, Ind.
Jamie Cruz, Owner/Grower, Springdell Farm, Littleton, Mass.
Michael Jacobson, Founder, Food Day and Executive Director, CSPI
Bill Luckey, Farmer, Columbus, Neb.
Lori Renzi, Vice President, Brand Strategy and Development, Charlie Baggs Culinary Innovations
Bruce Rominger, Farmer, Rominger Brothers Farm, Winters, Calif.
Michael Swanson, Ag Economist, Wells Fargo Bank
To watch today’s panel discussion or for more information on farm size, ownership and sustainability you can visit FoodDialogues.com. Follow USFRA on Twitter @USFRA using #FoodD or on its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/usfarmersandranchers.