Convention Day including “Zooming Out: NFU and global solidarity”

This second full day of Convention starts at 9 AM Pacific time (please correct for your own time zone)

Zooming Out: the NFU and Global Solidarity

Members of the NFU’s IPC Committee will provide a primer on the international solidarity work of the NFU! Through a series of “snapshots”,  presenters will take you through how the National Farmers Union began making international connections, contributed to the formation of the international peasant movement La Via Campesina, and continues the work of building global solidarity while pursuing justice at home. The session will explore why working collectively at all levels is imperative to achieving the food and agricultural systems we are trying to build.  This  panel begins a 9:15 AM Pacific Time.

Friday’s program also includes:

  • Resolution debate and voting
  • Election of NFU Presidential Officers
  • Presentation of the Beingessner Award for youth writing
  • Grassroots awards
  • Remembrances
  • Break-out rooms for informal visiting
  • Live music

Download a detailed convention agenda here

Simultaneous translation (English/French) will be available.

Live Music with Terry Morrison & Sean Conway

Cree Metis singer-songwriter Terry Morrison and Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg musician Sean Conway will share their music with us from 5:00 – 6:30 PM Pacific time.