The RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Commission

The RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Commission visit Plymouth The mission of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is to enrich society through ideas and action.  One expression of this work is the RSA’s Food, Farming and Countryside Commission, a major, two-year independent inquiry funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.  The Commission’s…

Plymouth Seafood Festival 2018

Plymouth Seafood Festival – Saturday 15th September 2018 What a beautiful weekend for the annual Seafood Festival in Plymouth! My Saturday afternoon was spent soaking up the sun, sea and delicious aromas around the Barbican. Revelling in the wonderful atmosphere and surrounded by an abundance of locally sourced and sustainably caught, high quality seafood on offer. Beautiful looking…

The Second Annual Plymouth Brexit Summit

The Second Annual Plymouth Brexit Summit by Ian Smith Building on the success of Plymouth’s first Brexit summit a year ago, the second annual summit squarely addressed the key topic Brexit: How Prepared is Plymouth and the far South West? The summit was convened by Plymouth MP Luke Pollard with significant inputs from Molly Scott Cato, MEP…

FREE BEER

Free Beer – from Plymouth’s Billy Ruffian’s Brewery As part of Plymouth’s Atlantic Festival, the Real Ideas Organisation (RIO) [a key Food Plymouth partner] has been working with Danish arts collective SUPERFLEX to develop a set of “Atlantic Beers”, namely open source FREE BEER for the festival.  RIO has created a new community owned brewery Billy Ruffian’s Brewing Co as part of…