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The Vegetable Summit

This event is not to be missed!

Come and see how trailblazing organisaitons from across the veg supply chain plan to increase veg consumption in the UK.

Join retailers, restauranteurs, caterers, manufacturers, growers, broadcasters and government representatives as they make commitments that will shift our food system to make it easier for everyone to eat more veg.

Veg is good for business, the environment and our health, and this event is about pledging bold action.  The Vegetable Summit is part of Peas Please, an initiative led by The Food Foundation, Nourish Scotland, WWF and Food Cardiff.

When:  Tuesday 24th October 2017
Where:  The Chamber, City Hall, London
Why:  To improve the nations health, the environment and the economy
What:  A Pledging Summit
Who:  Special guests below

There will be 3 summits held simultaneously on October 24th in London, Cardiff and Edinburgh.  Details of each event can be found below.

London Summit Registration

Clck to read the summit programme below.  For more information email alex.ward@foodfoundation.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDINBURGH

The Scottish team are lining up experts and representatives from industry, cities and the Scottish government to discuss the opportunities and to pledge actions.

The event will be held from 10.00am – 4.00pm in the Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh.  Founded in 1670 as a physic garden to grow medicinal plants, the site has now a reserved section for the Edible Gardening project where Edinburgh residents can attend grow-your-own courses, and where the RBGE staff are experimenting with wild varieties of veg.

The day will include an exhibition of vegetables and their health attributes, and a ‘Best Turnip in Show’ competition, to be confirmed.

For more information contact Celia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CARDIFF

The Vegetable Summit Wales – Cynhadledd Llysiau Cymru

This event will be held in the Welsh Assembly Estate.  Further details will be provided shortly.

To book for the Welsh summit please click here.  Contact Katie.Palmer2@wales.nhs.uk for more details.