• 06 September 2023

    Glasgow Food Summit

    Location: Glasgow City Chambers

    The 2nd Glasgow Food Summit was held at the Glasgow City Chambers on the 6th September. The aim of the event was to update the audience on the progress/evaluation of the Glasgow City Food Plan over the last 2 years, to hear about national food related developments and changing context, to learn from some UK and international speakers about their work, and to have discussions on the best way forward for a ‘refreshed’ Food Plan for the next 8 years.

    Welcome from the morning Chair

    Councillor Angus Millar, Convener for Climate, Glasgow Green Deal, Transport and City Centre Recovery, Glasgow City Council

    Opening Presentation

    Reflection on the food work in Glasgow in the last 4 years 
    Pete Ritchie, Director, Nourish Scotland

    Glasgow City Food Plan – Progress so far

    Jill Muirie, Programme Manager, Glasgow centre for Population Health and Chair of Glasgow Food Policy Partnership

    The Copenhagen Model

    Trine Ring Olesen, Senior Project Manager, Copenhagen Catering Consultancy (Meyers Madhus)

    Introduction from the afternoon chair

    Professor Chik Collins, Director, Glasgow centre for Population Health

    Sustainable Food Places: the role of food partnerships in the delivery of the Good Food Nation Act

    Simon Kenton-Lake, Senior Project Officer, Nourish Scotland

    Bristol's journey to becoming a gold Sustainable Food Place (and beyond!)

    Ellen Harrison, Chair of Bristol Food Network