The broadcaster and writer Tom Heap will be chairing a debate at The National Fruit Show, Kent County Showground, Detling, on Wednesday 2 November 2022, (2pm-3.15pm) on Farming for the Environment.
The debate, part of the Rural Policy Group Red Talks is sponsored by MHA and taking part in the discussion are Emily O’Brien, Food and Agriculture Spokesperson The Green Party, Clarke Willis MBE, director of the Norfolk Food Enterprise Park, Philippe Binard, Secretary General, The World Apple and Pear Association, Dr Trisha Toop, Chief Technical Officer Agri-Epi, Sarah Dodds, Head of Agriculture and Partner at MHA and Joe Spencer, partner at MHA and Jose De Mayne Hopkins Head of Technical Sustainability & ESG Compliance and Reporting at MHA.
Sarah Calcutt, Executive Chair of The National Fruit Show, organised by the Marden Fruit Show Society CIO, comments: “We are delighted Tom is visiting the show and chairing a very important industry wide debate looking at one of the key challenges for all involved in horticulture and farming. This promises to be an informative and lively discussion and we look forward to hearing from our experts as well as those involved with fruit growing.”
“Along with Tom we have a fantastic panel of speakers. During the two days of the show, we are joined by several important industry leaders and experts with a full programme of technical talks, organised by Growing Kent & Medway and the Worshipful Company of Fruiterers. We look forward to welcoming those involved in British fruit growing, the businesses they supply to and the businesses who support horticulture and farming.”
The National Fruit Show is free to attend and you can register a place at https://nationalfruitshow.org.uk/visit/ and to register for the Farming for the Environment talk, go to https://ruralpolicygroup.com/future_red_talk/farming-for-the-environment/