Like many other events in 2020, the Washington Policy Center’s Farm Hall is moving on-line during the pandemic. The WPC’s Pam Lewison said typically they hold three farm halls, sprinkled across Washington. But, because of COVID-19, everything will move into the virtual world.
While it’s disappointing to not meet face to face, Lewison said the latest technology will allow them to cover a variety of issues and topics Thursday afternoon.
“We have so many things to talk about which is why we normally split these farm halls up, but I also want to be mindful of people’s time. So, we’re going to try to hit some broad topics, in a short punchy way, and give people something to think about.”
Some of the topics already on the agenda include farm labor, wildfire mitigation and predator management, just to name a few.
“I think it’s important for every grower to find a common thread. This Farm Hall in particular, is important in that we can take advantage of being able to be invested for an hour to get to know our neighbors and get to know all of those broad surfaced issues in Ag.”
Lewison noted the Thursday Farm Hall is free and open to the public. To RSVP or to learn more, visit the WPC’s Website.
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