Food Plymouth is in conversation with Sarah Jupp of the Soil Association around building a closer collaboration between us. Sarah is Business Development Manager for the Soil Association’s Foodservice and runs the Organic Served Here award for restaurants and cafes. Together with the Food For Life Served Here Team, Sarah is organising a ‘meet the supplier’ event at Dartington Hall in Totnes
on 25th March from 2-5pm.
The Take Stock Organic Event is all about inspiring chefs and caterers to become stewards of sustainability by choosing ingredients that will reduce climate impact and protect our soil fertility, health and wildlife for generations to come.
With informative talks from Soil Association and Guy Singh-Watson (Riverford), an expert Q&A panel session (including Geetie Singh-Watson, Gill Meller (tbc), and a local Food For Life Served Here Gold Award holding school) and a marketplace of Soil Association certified organic suppliers, guests will leave with the inspiration, knowledge and contacts to make a positive difference in their restaurants, cafes and public sector catering establishments.
The Soil Association will also have representatives present from their Food For Life Served Here and Organic Served Here schemes, which award food and beverage sites for their commitment to serving sustainably sourced food.
The aim of the event is to inspire and inform restaurants, cafes and caterers around what ‘organic’ is and why it is sustainable, along with an exploration of how to make organic work in your businesses, what the demand is and who your local organic suppliers are.