OF&G at Cereals 09

Date Published: 11/06/2009

Our roving Development Officer, Steven Jacobs, has sent back a couple of images from his time at Cereals 09 to share with us all.

He says that tea, biscuits and chat are the largely the order of the day on our stand:

The Organic Farmers & Growers stand at Cereals 09
The Organic Farmers & Growers stand at Cereals 09

Organic cereals are high on our agenda at the moment, with our National Organic Cereals 2009 event on the near horizon, so Steven took time to catch up on the trial plots that have been grown for this show.

Trial plots of organic wheat
Trial plots of organic wheat

In the picture you can see Dr Richard Stanley of Campden BRI Better Organic Bread. The crop is organic wheat populations (different varieties each complementing the other) as part of the wheat link project run by Organic Research Centre. That’s ZoĆ« Haigh, of ORC, behind the wheat.