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: Sunday 21st May
Time: 9.30 -13.00
Sunday 21st May
10.00-10.15 The Perennial, San Francisco - Karen Leibowitz
10.20-10.35 The Edinburgh Food Studio Ben Reade and Sashana Souza Zanella
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 Responsible Shopping - Leila McAllister, Sally Clarke, Peter Ward, Ruth Healy and Sally Butcher
12.05-12.25Building a Food Growing Movement - Michael Kelly, Founder of GIY
12.30-12.40 Food From Space- The Final Frontier. Niall Smith astrophysicist and head of research at Cork Institute of Technology
12.50 -13.00 Questions and Answers