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Growing Food for London conference: Agenda & presentations

Chair - Kath Dalmeny, Sustain

9.30 9.40 Chair's introduction

9.40 11.10 Session 1 Setting the scene

11.10 11.30 Tea break

11.30 13.00 Session 2 Making growing economically viable

  • Overview on issues for farms in the green belt; recommendations to support fringe farmers - Terry Jones, NFU.
    Download presentation as 151kb PDF
  • Experiences of a fringe farmer - Peter Clarke, Kingcup Farm 
  • Social enterprise as a way forward - Julie Brown, Growing Communities.
    Download presentation as 361kb PDF
  • Panel with: Tully Wakeman, EAFL, Cheryl Cohen, LFM and Marielle Dubelling, RUAF

13.00 14.00 Lunch

14.00 15.30 Session 3 Expanding growing to new spaces

15.30 15.50 Tea break

15.50 17.20 Session 4 - The future of community gardens, city farms & roof tops

17.20 17.30 Chair's close

Move to nearby pub for follow-up drinks and talking

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