Wednesday, 10 February 2010

JRI/Redcliffe College Environment day Conference:

Food Futures

Organised in partnership with Redcliffe College, CMS and the Agricultural Christian Fellowship

9.30am – 4.30pm, Saturday 6 March 2010

Newspapers and TV programmes herald the ‘end of cheap food’, warning us that the global food systems on which we have come depend are increasingly fragile. The cost to other nations and the environment, and the impact on UK food producers, mean that in a few years we will not be living as we do now. The Food Futures Day Conference at Redcliffe College, Gloucester help us respond by asking what God wants us to learn and how we could personally change and adapt. We will look at what Scripture says about our relationship with food and those that produce it, and at what can be done to improve global production, food security, and patterns of trade. For those of us who do not grow food but do eat it, we will explore the jungle of food ethics and whether ‘conscience in the supermarket’ is an adequate response to the coming storm.

Speakers include:

Rev Dr Mike Rayner (British Heart Foundation, Oxford),
Patrick Mulvany (Chair of UK Food Group)
 Ruth Valerio, author of ‘L is for Lifestyle’.

Cost: £35 including a two-course lunch.

To book:

Please download the booking form and send with a cheque to
Mrs Diane Carter, Redcliffe College, Wotton House, Horton Road, Gloucester GL1 3PT.

There is a special Facebook Event Page for this meeting.
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