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Developing and Supporting Local Food Economies in North West Tasmania

Peter Murden - Economic Development Manager, Central Coast Council

Thursday, 31 July 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (AEST)

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Free Workshop

Working together towards a food system where people have the opportunity to choose, create and manage their food supply from ‘paddock to plate’

The local food economy provides the foundation for enterprises to participate in local and broader regional or global markets. Supporting the local food economy can generate significant local and regional health, well-being and economic benefits

Key Workshop Topics

ü  Emerging trends and opportunities in local food hubs

ü  Where local meets global - Asian and Australian market insights

ü  Innovation and capability gaps in the food sector

ü  Supporting the emergence of small, local and niche producers

ü  Improving local health outcomes – improving community access to locally grown fresh food

Keynote Speakers include

Laura McBain (Bellamy's Organics)

Dr. Mirjana Prica (Food Innovation Australia Limited)

Dr. Kirsten Larsen (Open Food Network)

Dr. Alice Percy (Sprout Tasmania)

Leah Galvin (Heart Foundation – Health Food Access Tasmania Project)

Event Sponsors

Food Innovation Australia

Heart Foundation

Sprout Tasmania

Central Coast Council

Sustainable Skills Tasmania

 

 

Have questions about Developing and Supporting Local Food Economies in North West Tasmania? Contact Peter Murden - Economic Development Manager, Central Coast Council

When & Where


Gnomon Pavilion
Ulverstone Wharf Precinct
Ulverstone, Tas 7315
Australia

Thursday, 31 July 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (AEST)


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