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Patrick Holden CBE

PATRICK HOLDEN – on The Future of Food.

What is the future of maintaining healthy food supplies for a growing world population against a background of climate change and resource depletion?

Are we facing a food crisis?

How should we respond?

Are transition plans the answer?

How can we work better at both global and local level?

Any more questions?

Let’s ask, listen, and talk!

Patrick Holden, CBE, is an organic farmer and erstwhile director of the Soil Association.

As well as running a productive and long-established 250-acre mixed hill farm, he has now established The Sustainable Food Trust, is a member of a government food security working group, and an advisor to the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit.

Tickets - £5 (£4)

Please contact Lower Shaw Farm on 01793 771080 to book tickets for this event or contact the Swindon Festival of Literature for any further information.

This event is presented in association with Swindon Climate Action Network (SCAN).

SCAN is one of Swindon’s most active groups providing information on adverse climate change and how to try to combat it.

For further information on SCAN, please click on the link below, call 07791 751877 or email contact@swindonclimate.org.uk

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