Catholic Charities Sponsors Ag Symposium

Food, Faith & Farming Symposium

An abundance of our nation’s food comes from the Central Valley yet it is this area that struggles with some of the greatest hunger issues in the country

Central Valley farmers, farm workers, Stockton Diocese Roman Catholic Bishop Stephen Blaire, and California Secretary of Agriculture Karen Ross are gathering to explore agricultural practices and hunger issues as they relate to basic human needs.

Learn how farmers and farming are evolving in the agricultural landscape of theCentral Valley.

Topics like this will be discussed by a diverse group of leaders at the “Food, Faith & Farming” Symposium in Stockton on November 19th:

  • Trends in California farming
  • Faith connection
  • Food security
  • Migrant labor & ministry
  • Young farmers & urban agriculture

The full day workshop and panel discussions will culminate with a call to action based on the day’s findings.

The all day event costs $15 and includes lunch. The public is encouraged to participate.

When: Saturday, November 19th, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Robert Cabral Ag Center at 2101 East Earhart Avenue, Stockton.

Sponsored by Catholic Charities Environmental Justice Program and The National Catholic Rural Life Conference, two organizations committed to hunger issues, environmental and social justice.

Click here to download an Ag-symposium registration form!

 

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