A space for conversations in a time of global disruption
Time: March 11, 2011 at 10am to March 12, 2011 at 5pm
Location: Pearce Institute
Street: 840 Govan Road
City/Town: Glasgow, G51 3UU
Website or Map: http://www.pearceinstitute.or…
Event Type: local, food, conference
Organized By: Lisa Tennant (email@example.com)
Latest Activity: Jan 31, 2011
Tickets are now on sale for the Nourish Annual Conference 2011, see below for more details on the event. More information will follow when we confirm the timetable. Tickets are available at: http://nourishconference2011.eventbrite.com/
The Nourish Scotland Annual Conference 2011 will bring together parties interested in Local Food from all over the UK for Wonderful Workshops, Spectacular Speakers, Luscious Local Food and a Cracking Ceilidh!
What to do when the Funding Runs Out
Procurement & Government Tenders including Commonwealth Games
Land Use Strategy
and many more...
On Saturday we'll be hosting a Hustings, with political representatives from a wide range of parties taking your questions on the issues surrounding Local Food.
The programme will run from 10am until 8pm on the Friday and from 9am to 5pm on the Saturday. We'll be having a big Ceildh on the Friday evening from 8 'til late!
FREE CHILDCARE AND CHILD TICKETS!!
This year we have Free Childcare to covering the Friday and Saturday care of GERA's Mobile Play Team who'll be running food related workshops and arts and crafts activities for the younger delegates. Please choose a ticket corresponding to each child's age as above when booking so we can plan Childcare numbers in advance.
The conference will be held at the Pearce Institute in Govan, Glasgow. The Pearce is a fantastic venue, with plenty of room for networking and breakout sessions. It's right across the street from the Subway, is wheelchair accessible and has a Hearing Induction Loop.
The proposed timetable (subject to change) is as follows:
11am Producer Marketplace
12 Lunch followed by Keynote Speaker
2pm Workshops x 4
3.30pm Tea Break
4pm Workshops x 4
5pm Films/Networking/Open Space
6.30pm Evening Meal followed by Communal Cleaning
8pm The Big Ceilidh
9am Tea and Coffee
9.30am Workshops x 4
10.30am Tea and Home Baking/Demonstrations/Poster Session
11.30am Nourish: The Way Forward - Group Session with all Delegates
1.30pm Keynote Speaker
2pm Workshops x 4
3pm Tea Break
3.30pm Hustings and Discussion
We've negotiated a 40% discount off Standard Rates at the Swallow Hotel, Ibrox for our members. The room rates after discount are £25 per person Bed and Breakfast for a double room and £35 per person B and B for a single. To book call 08430 554433 and Quote the Discount Code 'NOURISH'.
If you cannot afford to pay for a ticket for the Nourish Conference, please contact Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on our Hardship Fund. We can also help with Travel Expenses.
Tickets available at: http://nourishconference2011.eventbrite.com/
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