Food is one of our most basic human needs, and yet we do a spectacularly poor job at managing it. Our personal relationship with food has rarely been a stranger: we follow fad diets, obsess about “clean eating”, turn purveyors of dubious and sometimes dangerous dietary information into social media celebrities, and shame people whose bodies don’t conform to an unrealistic ideal.
Spread over three events, hear from some of the leading opinions in the food industry who will discuss everything from controversial topics including food production and distribution to our consumption habits that have direct environmental and economic impacts.
Fixing Food: What Should I Eat?
Chaired by Edwina Throsby
Saturday 14 July 2018, 12 pm
Enjoy a specially curated lunch from indigenous and locally sourced ingredients.
Select from two food options
- Seared Kangaroo Fillet Salad with bush tomatoes, roasted beets, pumpkin, baby chard and bush nuts with a finger lime dressing
- Salad with bush tomatoes, roasted beets, pumpkin, baby chard and bush nuts with a finger lime dressing
GMO: No Way Or OK?
Solo Talk: Mark Lynas
Saturday 14 July 2018, 1.45pm
The Ethical Carnivore
Solo Talk: Louise Gray
Saturday 14 July 2018, 3.30pm