UVM Food Systems Fall Speaker Series
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Burlington, VT
Description: Livak Ballroom, Davis Center, UVM Campus
Farmers Markets, Food Justice and the Green Economy
Alison Alkon, Sociology, University of the Pacific
Alison Alkon is a sociologist interested in food, environmental issues and inequalities of race, class and gender. She is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of the Pacific. She has published numerous articles on food, race and environmental justice. She has also published two books: Cultivating Food Justice and her newest, Black, White and Green: Farmers Markets, Race and the Green Economy, which examines the environmental and racial politics of farmers markets.