Sen. Cory Booker to Join Virtual Briefing for Groundbreaking Report on Food System Concentration by Dr. Mary Hendrickson

Family Farm Action Alliance

Family Farm Action Alliance to Release Pivotal Agricultural Consolidation Report in Partnership with Open Markets Institute at Virtual Event

Family Farm Action Alliance and Open Markets Institute will host a virtual briefing on Thursday, Nov. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. ET, to release a new report, “The Food System: Concentration and Its Impacts,” written by Dr. Mary Hendrickson, a leading food systems expert and professor of rural sociology at the University of Missouri, and her team. Sen. Cory Booker, who has been an outspoken critic of America’s consolidated food system, will also join the briefing to discuss the report.

Register to join the briefing here.

The report provides updated data on corporate agricultural consolidation, as part of a holistic and comprehensive analysis of the dangers of overly concentrated food supply chains. It also includes bold proposals for decentralizing our agri-food system, to move power out of the control of just a few.

WHAT: Virtual report release and briefing

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. ET

WHERE: Zoom, register here.


  • Sen. Cory Booker

  • Dr. Mary Hendrickson, author of the report

  • Family Farm Action Alliance

  • Open Markets Institute

Family Farm Action Alliance is a national research, policy development, market innovator, and advocacy organization working to build a sustainable, inclusive economy in which everyone has the right to share in the prosperity they help build and that respects our land, natural resources, and neighbors around the world.

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