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UK Grain Lab

Date: 4-5 November Location: Nottingham NG7 1NU

As founder members of the UK Grain Lab we are very proud to announce the 2018 Grain Lab national event. This is a meeting of farmers, millers, plant breeders, bakers, cooks, scientists and academics providing an opportunity to bake together, eat, drink, learn from each other and talk about the future.

The 2018 edition will accommodate 120 attendees, spread over three different venues all in Nottingham.

The main Location and registration for UK Grain Lab is Small Food Bakery at Primary. 33 Seely Road, Nottingham NG7 1NU.

The event will begin at Sunday 4th November with doors opening at 9.30 arrival for 10 am start. Breakfast will be served.

At 5pm we will transfer to Ottar Cafe / Nottingham Contemporary at Weekday Cross NG1 2GB. Here we will have further presentations, followed by music and eat and drink late into the evening.

On Monday 5th November, doors will be open at 8.30am with breakfast provided and the main sessions starting at 10am. Mondays sessions will close by 5 pm.

In Addition, some workshops will be held at Tough Marys Bakehouse, Derby Road NG1 5FD (A short walk away)

The two days will include talks, workshops, group discussion, shared meals and music presented by and for people working with grain.

Topics will include innovation in plant breeding, soil and grain diversity, sharing and collaboration; sustainable farming practices; new food production business models and techniques, food security and sovereignty.

Our vision is for shorter, healthier, and more diverse supply chains, where provenance is celebrated and rewarded. We will share stories, skills and strategies inspired by visitors from around the world with a view to advancing a more diverse UK-based grain economy.

For more information and to purchase tickets please check out the dedicated website www.ukgrainlab.com