Forum to Focus on Rural Health Dilemma

The Rural Health Dilemma, a forum about the impact of modern agriculture on human health and quality of life, will be held Nov. 16 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay. The Clean Water Action Council of Northeast Wisconsin (CWAC) and Kewaunee CARES, a working committee of CWAC, are sponsoring the event. Door Property Owners, Wisconsin Voices, Door County Environmental Council and the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership provide additional support.

Presentations will be made by Gordon Stevenson, former Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources supervisor; Dr. Jeanne Hewitt, PhD, RN from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Children’s Environmental Health Sciences Core Center; Dr. Keeve Nachman from the Center for a Livable Future, Johns Hopkins University; Dr. John Ikerd, professor emeritus in Ag Economics, University of Missouri and outspoken advocate for sustainable agriculture; and Steve Roach from the Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT). Following the presentations, a panel will field questions from the audience.

Registration fee is $35 per person and includes lunch (vegetarian and gluten-free choices available). To register, send an email with Health Forum in the subject line
 to [email protected]. After sending the email, an online form will follow with the option to pay with a credit card or to download and print a form to send with a check.