Please join us at the following upcoming events with the Kansas Town Hall project “From Harvest to the Hungry” Kansans take pride in the strong history they have of feeding the world. Join us as we learn about a variety of ways Kansans have fed those in need.
Tuesday, February 26th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ellis County Historical Society, Dr. Bovee will present on the changes to the United States hunger relief policy and the progress that has been made since WWII.
Sam Rushay from the Truman Library and Museum and Tim Rives from the Eisenhower Library and Museum will be presenting about both President Dwight D. Eisenhower and President Harry S. Truman’s work with hunger relief and food aid policies on Wednesday, February 27th at 3:00 p.m. in Forsyth Library and 7:00 p.m. at the Hays Public Library.
Tuesday, March 5th at 6:30 p.m. at the Ellis County Historical Society, Agriculture Historian David Vail will be with us to present about Kansas Agriculture and Food Production Changes Over Time.
Wednesday March 6th, at 11:30 a.m. there will be a Special Edition Times Talk in the back of the first floor in Forsyth Library given by Campus Food and Hunger Initiatives Coordinator, Brendon McCampbell, about “The History and Growth of Women in Agriculture.”
Wednesday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Joyce Thierer from Ride Into History will be presenting at the Ellis Country Historical Society about the transformations in food production and what these changes mean to our state and residents.