Ecologic Meeting September 25, 2012

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Agenda

  • Icebreaker (5 min)
  • Club Stuff (10 min)
    • T-shirts
    • Membership
  • Old Business (10 min)
    • Sustainability Food Guide
  • Discussion Topic (30 min)
    • How do subsidies/farm bill affect food prices? What would happen if we took them away?
      • Relevant article [1]
  • Announcements (5 min)

Membership

  • We now have 9 non-officer members! Nearly doubled this number. =)


Discussion

  • Farm Subsidies
    • Land and how much you get
    • pigs/cows and corn
  • short term-lots of confusion, long term-would cause major changes
    • subsidies and free trade arrangements
  • make a solar oven for EcoLogic
  • GMOs

Attendance

  • Elizabeth
  • Jen
  • Nikki
  • Philip
  • Tony
  • Jesse
  • Jenny