|Date & Time:||October 10, 2017 6:30 pm|
How has food production, distribution, storage, preparation, consumption, waste and culture changed London’s built environment? How has London changed food? What does the future hold?
Speakers and panelists (TBC):
Ben Rogers, writer and policy thinker, with a particular focus on cities, citizenship, social capital, public service reform and the built environment.
Kate Hofman, CEO and co-founder of GrowUp Urban Farms which produces sustainable fresh fish, salads and herbs in cities using a combination of aquaponic and vertical growing technologies.
Carolyn Steel, architect, lecturer and writer who has combined architectural practice with teaching and research into the relationship between food and cities, running design studios at the LSE, London Metropolitan University and at the Cambridge University School of Architecture.
Jules Pipe CBE, Deputy Mayor for London working on major regeneration projects across the capital, providing young people with skills for their future careers, ensuring London’s infrastructure needs are delivered to benefit all Londoners, and leading on revising the London Plan.
Nicholas Saphir, formerly active in commercial food, farming and rural affairs, including chairing several governmental and industry organisations, Nicholas is currently the Executive Chairman of OMSCo (the UK Organic Milk Suppliers Co-operative) and Coressence Ltd.
Donald Hyslop, Chair of Borough Market and works as the head of regeneration and community partnerships at TATE. His work involves building new audiences for the museum, often in marginalised and excluded communities. He is also Chair of Better Bankside, the business-led regeneration body for SE1.
Drinks and food tasters provided by Borough Market traders will follow the lecture.