Food.Welcome Powerpoint June08 Complete

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Food.Welcome Powerpoint June08 Complete

  1. 1. Making Local Food a Reality – (Event 1) In association with the University of Plymouth, ADAS with support from Royal Agricultural College and Duchy College Monday 16 June 2008 www.southwestruralupdate.org
  2. 2. Simon King Chair of National Rural South West Region WWW.big-rural-debate.org Further events will be: 21 st October 2008 Making Local Food a Reality - (Part 2) Sandy Park Exeter 2 nd December 2008 Biogas - Are you wasting an opportunity? Lackham Campus Wiltshire College www.southwestruralupdate.org
  3. 3. Mel Hall SW Regional Director, NFU Chair www.southwestruralupdate.org www.southwestruralupdate.org
  4. 4. <ul><li>09:30 Registration/Coffee/Networking </li></ul><ul><li>09:50 Simon King ~ Chair of National Rural SW Region </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to National Rural and SW Rural Update </li></ul><ul><li>10:00 Chair’s introduction ~ Mel Hall, SW Regional Director, NFU </li></ul><ul><li>10:10 Consumers’ attitudes and Purchasing Behaviour with Respect to Local & Regional Foods ~ </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Shepherd and DR Phil Megicks, University of Plymouth </li></ul><ul><li>10:40 Wholesaler’s View ~ Mark Oughtred, Brand Development Manager, Bristol Fruit Sales Direct </li></ul><ul><li>11:10 Coffee and mini-exhibition </li></ul><ul><li>11:40 Retailer’s View ~ Andy Jeffery, Farrington’s Farm Shop, Bristol </li></ul><ul><li>12:15 The Role of Local Food in Managing Carbon in the Food Supply Chain ~ Carol Somper, Principal Sustainability Consultant, ADAS </li></ul><ul><li>12:45 Questions and summing up </li></ul><ul><li>13:00 Local Food Lunch ~ mini-exhibition and networking </li></ul><ul><li>14:00 Choice of 2 out of 3 inter-active workshops (50 mins each) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A) Somerset Local Food Direct ~ Roger White, Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B) Food Service Partnership ~ Ian Crabtree, Director, Food Service Partnership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>C) What this means in practice for SW supply chain players ~ Carol Somper and Duncan Cumming, ADAS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>16:00 End </li></ul>

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