LEAF Education and Public Engagement Conference
Feeding Fertile Minds
Engaging teenagers with farming, food and the environment
When: 11.15am to 5pm, Wednesday 20th September 2017
Where: The Auditorium, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd, Holborn, London.
Cost: FREE Booking is essential for security
Event programme: The event programme can be viewed here.
Public engagement in food and farming is one of the key areas of LEAF’s five-year strategy. Following the merger of LEAF and FACE (Farming and Countryside Education), we are pleased to be running our second Education and Public Engagement conference which will explore innovative strategies to better engage teenagers with farming, food and the natural environment.
To book your FREE place, please email: [email protected]. Booking is essential for security reasons.
Donna Ashlee, Assistant Principal, Brockhill Park Performing Arts College, home to an award-winning school farm
Catherine Ayres, Wellcome Collection RawMinds, Youth Programme Officer
Sally Bendall, Hollow Trees Farm, Suffolk
Sarah Blanford, Crops and Organic Manager, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Limited
Caroline Drummond MBE, Chief Executive, LEAF
Carl Edwards, Director Education and Public Engagement, LEAF
Jane Mackey, Research Manager, YouthSight
Sinead Marron, Content Developer, Contemporary Agriculture, Science Museum
Lynsey Martin, Vice Chairman, NFYFC (National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs)
Leigh Morris, Chief Executive, National Land Based College
John Renner, LEAF Demonstration Farmer, North Bellshill and Amerside Hill Farm
Iris Schönherr, Programme Manager, Collaborative Innovation Projects, New Citizenship Project
Alison Teare, Social Media Strategist, Social Jungle
This conference is kindly hosted by Sainsburys