Our Responsibility At Litfest17, The Grainstore will be transformed into an exciting auditorium staging a thought-provoking and inspiring series of short talks and presentations, giving us the most up to the minute news of what’s happening in the world of food and drinks.
By gathering an interesting and dynamic pool of writers, experts, authorities and interested parties from at home and abroad, the festival will focus our minds and thoughts on “ Our Responsibility” These presentations will be broken into four sessions over the weekend - Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon.
Tickets for the half-day sessions will be priced at €50 each or €90 for a full-day. A two day weekend ticket will cost €170. The full ‘ Our Responsibility’ programme will be released before tickets go on sale on 9th January. Date: Saturday 20th May Time: 09.30 - 17.30 Venue: Grainstore Price: €90
Saturday 20th May
9.30-10.00 Welcome and opening comments
10.00-10.15 A Cooks Responsibility – Christian Puglisi and Kim Rossen-owners of Relae, Manfreds and Baest in Copenhagen
10.20-10.35 Farmers- Severine von Tsharmer-Fleming , Paddy Frankel and Alice Holden
10.40-10.55 A short film, Happening, Reading
11.00-11.15 Question and Answers
11.15-11.45 Coffee Break
11.45 -12.00 Direct Provision - Ellie Kisyombe tells her story
12.05-12.20 Responsible Travel to Sustainable Places - David Prior, International Editor Conde Nast Traveler
12.25-12.40 Reading, Happening, Short film
12.50 -13.00 Questions and Answers
14.45-15.00 Nutrition – Really? Joanna Blythman, investigative food journalist.
15.05-15.20 The Joy of Cooking- Margot Henderson, Rory O’Connell
15.25-15.40 Diet, Stress and Mental Health – Professor Ted Dinan, University College Cork
15.45-16.00 Reading, Short Film, Happening
16.05-16.20 Questions and Answers
16.20-16.50 Afternoon Tea
16.50-17.05 Claudia Roden – ‘Every Cuisine Tells a Story‘
17.10-17.25 Food Cloud - Tackling Food Waste in a Technological Age.
17.30-17.45 Reading, Short Film, Happening
17.50-18.05 Questions and Answers