“What Large Poultry Plants Mean for Local
Communities and Poultry Growers”
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Flory Meeting Hall, Douglas County Fairgrounds
2120 Harper Street in Lawrence, KS
If you are concerned about the recent attempt to bring an industrial chicken slaughterhouse, hatchery, and processing plant to Tonganoxie, please join Jayhawk Audubon Society, the Water Advocacy Team, LETUS (Lawrence Ecology Teams United in Sustainability), Sierra Club-Wakarusa Group, the Kansas Women Environmental Network, Friends of the Kaw and the Kansas Rural Center for a presentation by Donald Stull, Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Kansas, on “What Large Poultry Plants Mean for Local Communities and Poultry Growers”.This talk and following Q&A session will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Flory Meeting Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper Street in Lawrence, Kansas, beginning at 7:30 pm.

Don Stull is an applied cultural anthropologist who has conducted basic and applied research throughout the United States. For the past 20 years his work has focused on the meat and poultry industry in North America, rural industrialization and rapid growth communities, and industrial agriculture’s impact on farmers and rural communities. He is the co-author of Slaughterhouse Blues: The Meat and Poultry Industry in North America, with Michael J. Broadway.