Healthy Soil-Healthy Food

Come and meet local farmers and growers in this family friendly event on Saturday 22nd of October, between 4 and 6 pm at the Museum of Technology, Cambridge.

As part of the Cambridge Sustainable Food Festival, Carbon Neutral Cambridge and the film makers of Six inches of Soil will show short films featuring farmers and growers from Cambridgeshire who are working with nature to regenerate their soil, grow food, boost biodiversity and capture carbon.

The event will aim to bring soil to life.

4pm: Panel Session, featuring 2 of our acclaimed short films and discussions with inspiring local farmers.

~4:45pm-6pm Informal discussions and activities. Meet and talk with local farmers and a soil scientist. They will be there to answer questions and run activities to explore the mysteries of the world’s soil and discuss how healthy soil is important to create healthy food and healthy communities.

Panelists include

David White, Farmer, Wilbraham

Tom Pearson, Farmer, near Caxton

Thomas Gent Farmer and works for Agreena – regenerative agriculture consultants

Dr Lizzie Sagoo, Soil Scientist, Associate Managing Director – ADAS Sustainable Agriculture Systems

Jenny Jefferies, aclaimed cook book author, and farmer’s wife

John Jefferies, farmer, Gransden

Adrienne Gordon, Sweetpea market garden, Caxton

Food and drink will be available to buy as part of the Cambridge Sustainable Food Festival

Free entry. Arrive for 4pm for the panel session, or just drop in for informal discussions and activities from ~4:45. Register here to receive a reminder a few days before, and help us plan