A Life of Food Sovereignty: Veteran Farmer Activist John Kinsman

September 28, 2011

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John Kinsman

Listen in to this very special edition of the Hull House Museum's "Rethinking Soup" discussion and lecture meal event featuring veteran farmer-activist John Kinsman, who at 85 years old has lived through most of the major social movements of the 20th century. He has participated in organizing around international economic justice issues, always from the position of a Wisconsin dairy farmer. Kinsman will speak about his connection to the Civil Rights Movement through the Wisconsin Labor struggles of recent months where his group, Family Farm Defenders, organized a Tractor-cade converge on the state capital. Kinsman will be interviewed live by Daniel Tucker, local author (Farm Together Now: a Portrait of People Places and Ideas for a New Food Movement) and current MFA candidate in the UIC School of Art and Design.

Recorded Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum.