BRAIN FOOD BREAKFAST: Backyard Food Revolution

Festival Lab, South Bank

Summary

With cities ever-expanding, farmland shrinking and the world warming, Australia will need a lot more loaves and fishes on future tables. But perhaps we don’t need to travel much further than our own backyard for the solutions. Learn about the boom in small-scale farming poised to transform urban spaces into innovative and surprising food bowls.

Ticket price includes a light breakfast.

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Jonathan Webb

Moderator

Jonathan Webb

Jonathan Webb is a lapsed neuroscientist and a former BBC science reporter, now running the science unit at ABC Radio National. He hails from Adelaide but more recently spent 10...

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Roger Hellens

Participant

Roger Hellens

Roger Hellens joined QUT and the Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocomodities in March 2014, taking up the role of Executive Director for the Institute for Future Environments in 2018....

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Emma-Kate Rose

Participant

Emma-Kate Rose

Emma-Kate originally trained as a criminologist before climate change led her to start her own car-sharing enterprise. She joined Food Connect as General Happiness Manager in 2011, joining her partner...

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Location

Cultural Forecourt, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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