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April 16, 2010
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Impact of globalization, immigration on food system to be discussed

Baldwin City, Kan. — The effects of globalization and immigration on the North American food system and local farms will be discussed during “Hungry? Let’s Talk!” at 4 p.m., Monday, April 19 at Mabee Hall 100 on Baker University’s Baldwin City campus. Refreshments will be provided.

Judy Ancel, director of the Institute for Labor Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and Bill Heffernan, professor emeritus of the University of Missouri’s Department of Rural Sociology, will be the featured speakers.

Baker University student Blain Snipstal, a social justice minor, organized the event.

The Social Justice Program, Delta Mu Delta business honor society, Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society and Phi Beta Delta international education honor society are the event sponsors.

Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.