This event is aimed at food co-operatives, small to medium sized co-operative wholesalers and retailers, buying groups and growers. The event is being run by the membership team of Co-operatives UK and the Making Local Food Work project and will be held at the Birmingham Midlands Institute.
The day will be chaired by Kath Dalmeny from Sustain who will share the key note speaking with Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operativesUK. This networking event will include workshops and case studies enabling attendees to share best practice and embrace the co-operative principle of ‘co-operation among co-operatives’. This is a free event and the day will run from 10.30 to 4.30 with lunch supplied. To book your place, please fill in the booking form If you are staying in Birmingham overnight on the 12th February, please let us know, as we will be organising a social event to enable people to continue networking. For further information about the day and the Making Local Food Work project please contact Joan Asghari, our Project Support Officer: 0161 246 2953; joan [dot] asgharicooperatives-uk [dot] coop. Or consult www.events.uk.coop/fcf2010