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Book Talk - "Barons"

Event Details:

Event Type: Announcement
Location: Grinnell College, JRC 101, 1115 8th Ave, Grinnell, IA 50112
Time: Thursday, April 4, 2024 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Categories: Lectures & Talks

Event Description:

What does it mean when one family's annual revenue is equivalent to the combined annual tax revenues of 19 states? Come hear Grinnell alum, Austin Frerick '12, discuss his new book, Barons, and how the consolidation of the global food industry affects our lives, our economy, and our future prospects. Austin will be joined by Iowa -based journalist, Laura Belin, of the political website, Bleeding Heartland. Laura is also a statehouse correspondent for KHOI Community Radio in Ames. This event will be Thursday, April 2 at 7 PM in JRC 101.

This program is sponsored by the Chrystal Funds, Rosenfield Program, and the Center for Prairie Studies. 

If you are ian inidvidual with a disability and need acommodations, please contact Conference Operations at 641-269-3178 or Minors under the age 18 need to be accompanied by an adult. Grinnel College is not responsible for supervision of minors on campus. 


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