DES MOINES — Senator Tom Harkin (Ret.), Congressman Dave Loebsack, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Congressman Joaquin Castro, and Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield (of Ben & Jerry’s) will be among the speakers at the Progress Iowa Corn Feed on Sunday, Aug. 30, at Simon Estes Amphitheater in Des Moines.
The Progress Iowa Corn Feed will begin at 2 p.m. CT, and general admission tickets cost $30. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit www.progressiowa.org/cornfeed.
“The Progress Iowa Corn Feed will be a great time for people to join together, listen to live music, enjoy some Iowa sweet corn, and hear great ideas from progressive leaders,” said Matt Sinovic, executive director of Progress Iowa. “We are thrilled to have so many terrific speakers at the Corn Feed, and look forward to hearing about how we can fight for middle class families and stand up for all Iowans.”
I’m looking forward to getting together with progressive friends at the Corn Feed to talk about how we can move our country forward,” said Harkin. “Iowans are eager to hear from local and national leaders about positive solution, and I’m excited to be part of that discussion.”
Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal, Iowa Senate President Pam Jochum, and House Democratic Leader Mark Smith will also address the Progress Iowa Corn Feed. Additional speakers will be announced in following weeks.
Progress Iowa is a multi-issue advocacy organization with an online community of more than 60,000 progressives. Year-round, Progress Iowa advocates for a stronger middle class, first-class public education, and fairness for all Iowans under the law.