Wed21Oct - Urban Land Conference in Berkshire

Martin Haggerty martin at
Thu Sep 10 18:24:52 BST 2009

Please forward this invitation to anyone that you think would be interested in coming.

Wednesday October 21st 2009:
Finding the Plot: Access to Land in Urban Areas event at the RISC Building in Reading - BOOK A PLACE NOW

This unique conference will focus on land in urban and peri-urban areas. A sister event next year, organised by, will focus on rural areas and the urban fringe.

This event is being jointly organised by the Local Action on Food Network and WEN (Women's Environmental network) for community groups and interested individuals across the country that are facing challenges in accessing land for sustainable food production.  This event will allow attendees to share skills and experience on how through policy and practice access to land can be improved across the UK.

The day will include:
    * Talks from experts and keynote speaker Rosie Boycott chair of the London Food Board.
    * Lunch and an exclusive tour of the RISC edible roof garden
    * An afternoon programme of issue specific workshops and sessions.  Sessions include: planning constraints, site management, project sustainability and more.

  There is a special rate of £15 for all Local Action on Food members if you would like to attend then please email <mailto:polly at>polly at

Local Action on Food
c/o Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming
94 White Lion Street
London, N1 9PF
Tel: 020 7837 1228
Fax: 020 7837 1141
Email: <mailto:polly at>polly at

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