Conference: Food Waste - The Cutting Edge


Boniface Centre, Church Lane, Crediton, EX17 2AH GoogleMap

This is a high profile event staged by Devon County Council and Recycle Devon. There is a choice of interesting workshops both morning and afternoon and includes lunch cooked from surplus food in the community. This is a free event and looks to be well worth attending. Full details and how to book are here.

Proposed Agenda

09.30 am: Registration / Refreshments

10.00 am: Welcome & setting the scene: Councillor Andrea Davis, Devon County Council, Annette Dentith, Principal Waste Manager, Devon County Council

10:15 am: Jen Gale talks about A Sustainable Life

10:45 am Workshop Session 1:

Choose from;

A) Cooking lunch from surplus with Food in Community

B) The Abundance Project with founder Anne-Marie Culhane

C) Setting up a Community Fridge with Transition Bro Gwaun

11.45 am: Tea / Coffee

12.00 pm: WRAP's TRiFOCAL project via video link

12.30 pm: ECOWASTE 4 FOOD #1

Panel session on the draft ECOWASTE 4 FOOD Action Plan including the following proposed actions:

- Gleaning

- The Pig Idea

- Too Good To Go

- 'Clever Cooking' skills programme

- Devon Food Waste Strategy

12.45 pm: Lunch from surplus ingredients - thanks to Food in Community

13.30 pm: ECOWASTE 4 FOOD #2

Time to contribute to the ECOWASTE 4 FOOD Action Plan

13.45 pm Workshop Session 2:

Choose from;

D) Fermenting vegetables with Okehampton's Harvest Workers' Co-op

E) Setting up a surplus community café with CAG Devon & Waste Not Café - Ilfracombe

F) Love Food Hate Waste key behaviours with Emma Croft

14.45 pm: Tea / Coffee

15.00 pm: Personal Action Planning

15.15 pm: Summing up

15.30 pm: Close