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Making Glasgow a Sustainable Food City

Tuesday, 2nd May 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Registration from 1:30 pm

Venue: The Collins Building

Room: Scottish Universities Insight Institute

The event will address the societal issues of health and food provision in Scotland and how these issues are inexplicably linked to climate change.

Bringing together representatives from industry, NGOs and the higher education sector, the event will explore how Scotland can work towards a more sustainable, fairer food system, from both a Scotland-wide and as well as a more local, Glasgow-based perspective. The event will also review the role of universities in promoting sustainable and ethical production and consumption of food.

Relevant information includes the Nourish Scotland Good Food Nation Bill.

Registration and refreshments will be available from 1.30pm.


Who should attend?

  • Individuals and organisations working in the catering or procurement sector interested in more sustainable, efficient practices.
  • Representatives from local government, community groups and social enterprises.
  • Academics and university staff interested in this area.
  • Students considering working in this area or looking to find out how they can become more involved in sustainability.

Benefits of attending

  • Learn about both Scottish and Glasgow-based initiatives working towards more sustainable food production to benefit the health and equality of the nation.
  • Find out more about the opportunities to collaborate with the University of Strathclyde.
  • Explore fresh ideas to implement into your organisation.


Contact

Amy Ritchie
phone +44 (0)141 548 5919
Environmental Projects Assistant
David Charles
phone +44 (0)141 548 4933
Energy Engineer
website
Spela Raposa
phone +44 (0)141 548 3572
Environmental Awareness and Recycling Officer


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