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Food Farming & Health Conference

Posted in Movements by Kate Archdeacon on August 25th, 2009

Source: Rural Climate Network
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‘Nurture the land, nourish the people…’

The Food Farming & Health Conference is a one-day investigation into future farms and food chains. Join experts to examine the way we grow, distribute and share healthy food. Get into grassroots networking and strengthen the links between farmers, food processors, consumers and health professionals. Explore regional development and business systems to get healthy food to the community.

October 6th
Warragul Arts Centre, Warragul, Victoria.
Register by RSVP 31st August

Keynote speakers include Andrew Campbell (author of the 2008 ACF report ‘Paddock to Plate’), Veronica Graham (State Health Nutritionist for Victoria), Kirsten Larsen (Victorian Eco-Innovation Laboratory), and Bruce Kefford (Dep. Sec. R&D, Dept of Primary Industries).

There are sessions on healthy food and healthy communities, regional development, innovation and opportunities, ‘clean & green’ production, and distribution systems.
The conference has been organised by local Gippsland farmers, and is supported by several Victorian Government agencies and the local Catchment Management Authority.

Cost $30 (includes GST) or $20 for registrations in by August 31st

For more information, contact Jenny O’Sullivan 03 5663 2386 or  email osulliva AT dcsi.net.au

Source: Rural Climate Network

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