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KEYNOTE: Joe Maxwell - Shared screen with speaker view
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
28:13
This evening Joe will talk for about 25 minutes, then we will shift to audience Q & A.
Lynne Whitbeck - Quivira
35:14
We are also live on FB at https://www.facebook.com/QuiviraCoalition/videos/393372418353831
Leah PW (she/they)
47:58
Farm System Reform Act: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/3221/text
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
50:42
Climate Stewardship Act https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/2452
Carrie Balkcom
50:47
Climate Stewardship Act of 2019
Leah PW (she/they)
51:21
Better link for it: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/4269/text
Susan Beal
52:35
Thanks, Leah PW, for these links
Leah PW (she/they)
52:51
Yup sure thing!
Carrie Balkcom
52:59
Yes, Thanks Leah PW!
Leah PW (she/they)
55:51
Corporations: “the only way they’re going to change any of these [harmful] practices is if they believe it will effect the bottom line… the only way you get them to change is to effect their bottom line… what we need is a local and regional movement that pushes for change and helps build that local resilient food systems in our communities.”
Carrie Balkcom
55:59
Joe's organization and AGA filed a petition asking the USDA FSIS to do the rule change for product of the USA mislabeling allowance. petition, filed in June 2018, called for FSIS to ensure only domestic meat products can be labeled “Product of U.S.A.” The current policy allows imported meat to bear the “Product of U.S.A.” label if it simply passes through a USDA-inspected plant, allowing foreign profiteers to mislabel meat products ...Mar 26, 2020
Leah PW (she/they)
56:53
“We need an investment in local and regional food systems and the infrastructure to support that system”
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
57:24
Good Food Purchasing Policy LA - https://www.goodfoodla.org/good-food-purchasing-policy
Carrie Balkcom
58:36
https://www.farmactionalliance.org
Support Team - Leah PW (she/they)
59:02
“We CAN move our practices to one that is regenerative, just and will restore the health and vitality of our planet.”
Cindy Dvergsten, Cortez Colorado
59:18
How will building a local food system support fair prices to farmers? When will we see parity in agriculture?
Jan-Willem Jansens (he/his)
01:00:40
How can we ensure that the corporations don't co-opt the new local systems or undermine it politically, e.g. through regulations they push in politics? Examples of how we can build this resilience?
Gosnell, Hannah
01:01:11
Who are the biggest champions of regen ag in the House and Senate right now? Is Cory Booker working on these issues in ways that align with regen ag? Can you talk about the tension b/w regen ag advocates and anti-cow faux beef industry and what can be done about it?
jileen russell
01:01:29
why does the prime act not moving anywhere?
wendy
01:01:31
How can we help change ag subsidies to instead support local and regional food systems? Or is that a big fight/losing battle with the big 4/powerful lobbyists?
Support Team - Leah PW (she/they)
01:02:27
“We’re subsidizing some of the largest corporations in the world."
Julie Simonds
01:02:27
anyone else experiencing sound issues once q&a started.
chris
01:02:36
I am !
Support Team - Leah PW (she/they)
01:02:39
Yes I am, we’ll mention it to Joe
Cindy Dvergsten, Cortez Colorado
01:02:41
YesI
Virginia Solis
01:02:45
Yes
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
01:02:52
We’re troubleshooting audio now
Jan-Willem Jansens (he/his)
01:02:57
Sound issues, yes.
chris
01:03:40
still really bad ...
Shannon Maes
01:05:10
Question for Joe: Can you give some examples of concrete actions we can take to build our capacity to affect policy
Shannon Maes
01:05:20
and strengthen our local food systems?
Cynthia Naha
01:05:40
If I could, may I make a comment?
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
01:06:07
Cynthia, do you want to make a comment verbally?
Cynthia Naha
01:06:30
yes please
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
01:07:30
I’ll cue you up after this question.
Cynthia Naha
01:08:05
thank you
Lucas Chavez
01:12:17
can you name a republican advocate please. It would aide me in conversations with my community
Support Team - Leah PW (she/they)
01:14:00
<3!!
Jovida Ross - Real Food Real Stories
01:14:05
!!!
Support Team - Leah PW (she/they)
01:15:11
Thank you Cynthia!! Grateful for you deepening and expanding the conversation
Support Team - Leah PW (she/they)
01:17:10
Cynthia will be presenting in the open workshop: Collaboration for Resilience this Friday 12 - 2PM MDT - hope to see you all there!
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
01:18:55
Moving Wendy’s question down - How can we help change ag subsidies to instead support local and regional food systems? Or is that a big fight/losing battle with the big 4/powerful lobbyists?
Shannon Maes
01:20:26
Thanks!
jileen russell
01:21:28
why can the farm bill operate on tiers for big farms, medium and small producers?
jileen russell
01:22:13
i meant how
Co-Host: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
01:22:37
We’d like you all to think about what are policies you would like to see? Please respond in the chat.
Carrie Balkcom
01:24:28
joe@farmactionalliance.org
Barbara Gemmill-Herren
01:24:43
policies to pivot from subsidies for (over) production to support for farm systems that generate ecosystem services, larger benefits..
Shannon Maes
01:24:56
Free meals for all school kids, NO paperwork! Also, rather that subsidized conventional food I wish we had some form of vouchers that would allow us to buy local food more easily
Jim Allen
01:24:58
There is some great work going on at the University of Missouri's Center for Agroforestry. It could be a good collaborator with the Farm Action Alliance if it isn't already.
Barbara Gemmill-Herren
01:24:58
true cost accounting in food and agriculturel
Shannon Maes
01:25:05
Yes!!!
Susan Beal
01:25:37
Thanks much for this. Meaningful, helpful, inspiring. I, too, am hopeful as we work together to shift this outdated and dysfunctional paradigm. Steady on.
James M. Holtzman
01:25:40
thank you Joe fir all you do from STL MO sustainable community❗️🌱🌱🌱
Jed Garner
01:25:43
policy to value Soil Health improvement and cover the true costs of extraction farming
Anthony Otters
01:25:46
Thank you!!!
Emily Cornell
01:25:47
Thank you!
Shannon Maes
01:25:48
Thank you Joe and everyone!
chris
01:25:48
!
Cynthia Naha
01:25:54
thank you!!!
chris
01:25:55
thank you !
Gosnell, Hannah
01:25:57
thank you!