Farm bill conservation programs and its effect on public health and local food systems
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related public policy
Explain occupational health aspects of the current Farm Bill and how program cuts would impact farmworkers. Identify opportunities for urban and rural communities to join together and advocate for a healthier Farm Bill that will provide better health to farmworkers and communities. Describe how a coalition of allies from various public health backgrounds including occupational and environmental health to further future advocacy around a reformed Farm Bill.
Keyword(s): Food and Nutrition, Policy/Policy Development
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have an MS in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition and have worked on the U.S. farm bill for the last 4 years. My position at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future involves translating for the public health community how food, agriculture and conservation policy impact public health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.