9:45 am - 10:45 am | Farragut Square | Farm Bill 101 with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Farm Bill 101 with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

9:45 am - 10:45 am | Friday, 7/21 | Farragut Square

Speaker: Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Ahead of the 2018 Farm Bill, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree will provide an overview of the Farm Bill process and how you can get involved. After covering the basics about the Farm Bill, Congresswoman Pingree will highlight her priorities for the legislation’s reauthorization, including promoting local food and supporting food waste reduction. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and share ideas.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how the farm bill is drafted, passed, and implemented.
  • Learn about the opportunities to support local food and food waste reduction in the farm bill.
  • Share stories and ideas about what federal programs are working on the ground.