OUR FARMS, OUR FOOD, OUR FUTURE… A FORUM DISCUSSING THE INTERDEPENDENCE BETWEEN MODERN FARMING AND FOOD PRODUCTION PRACTICES AND HEALTH.

West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen 3PM TO 7PM | €10 | 086 1966988 OR MAJELLABONEILL@GMAIL.COM
 

Topics that will be discussed by the panel are:

• The effects of modern farming and food production on economics and health

• The decline of beneficial bacteria in the soil, in our food and in our bodies and its impact on our health

• The urgent need for change

• Can Ireland lead the way?

• A conversation on the future of food, chaired by   Ella McSweeney, RTE’s Ear To The Ground

Speakers: Darina Allen: Chef, Owner of Ballymaloe Cookery School teacher, food writer, newspaper columnist, cookbook author and television presenter.  Professor Ted Dinan, UCC:  Professor of Psychiatry and a Principal Investigator in the APC Microbiome Institute at University College Cork.  Madeline Mc Keever: Brown Envelope Seeds and the Irish Seed Savers Association. Dr Don Huber: award-winning, international scientist and Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology at Purdue University. Ann Darcy:   Naturopath, Nutritional Therapist, Herbalist and Homoeopath who specializes in the complementary treatment of illness. Majella O’Neill:  Nutritional Therapist and Natural Health Practitioner, qualified  State Registered Nurse.