Joe vs Joel – About the Event

JOE VS. JOEL – the Debate of the Decade /

Southern Comfort Dinner and Dance

Thursday, November 7, 2013 |6 pm – 10:30 pm | Sheraton Atlanta Downtown

Watch the debate!

The highlight of this not-to-miss evening will be the Debate of the Decade – a 32-minute formal Lincoln/Douglas debate. Two Real Food movement leaders, Dr. Joseph Mercola and Joel Salatin will face off over the resolution:

Resolved that the Federal government should mandate GMO labeling on food.

Where should the GMO war be fought? Are we drawing the battle lines in the right places? Are we creating unintended consequences by our regulatory requests? Joe and Joel will explore these and many other questions during their interchange.

Joe vs Joel Event

      Graze your way through delicious artisanal offerings at our reception including artisan raw milk cheeses, charcuterie and crackers. What kind of party would it be if we didn’t have kombucha? We’re delighted to offer John Moody’s (in)famous Kentucky Kaboom! Kombucha and Lupa’s Kitchen’s Ginger Turmeric Kombucha, along with a cash bar stocked with artisan beers and organic wines. Since good music goes with good food, Caroline Barringer and acoustic guitarist Steve Cassano will help you relax from your day’s journey while you nibble and shop at the Silent Auction.
      We’ll kick off with our fabulous 7th Annual Alaska Fishing (and Fun!) Expedition, donated by Green Pasture Products, including round trip airfare (from the lower 48 states), six days and five nights hotel, and a full-day or two-half day fishing expeditions.

Remember to bring your cash and credit card, because Maureen Diaz, activist extraordinaire plans to tempt you with some awesome goodies and gifts she’s gathered for a Silent Auction to benefit the FTCLDF. Contact her directly if you’d like to donate a gift, gift basket or get-away weekend! Her e-mail address is [email protected]

      Savor delicious foods steeped in two traditions: Southern Traditions and Nourishing Traditions.In this three-course meal you’ll be dining on southern classics such as shrimp and grits, tallow-fried pastured chicken, BBQ grass-fed beef ribs and pears poached in white wine. This is 100% Weston A. Price Foundation goodness! Gluten-free, casein-free and Paleo options are also available.
      We keep our programs short and sweet, so you’ll hear from Pete Kennedy, Esq., President of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and special guests Sally Fallon Morell and Kristin Canty, Director of Farmageddon. Pete will announce the winner of the 2013 Never a Doormat Awards so we can acknowledge and celebrate a true real food hero!
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      Joe vs. Joel – Debate featuring Dr. Joseph Mercola and Joel Salatin, moderated by David Gumpert
      In this 32-minute formal Lincoln-Douglas style debate, Dr. Joseph Mercola would speak for the affirmative, and Joel Salatin will speak for the negative. Resolution: Resolved that the Federal government should mandate GMO labeling on food. The audience will vote to determine the winner. Weigh in below – who do you think will win?

    • DANCE
      Celebrate the start of another amazing WAPF conference and dance to Top 10 and Golden Oldies by amazing activist and musician Caroline Barringer and her seven-piece New York band Remixx. There’s no better way to end an amazing evening with friends old and new!

Check out Remixx here and pack your dancing shoes!

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