Suffolk West WI members to hear about food security at one day conference

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WI members will be hearing about food security at a one day conference being held at Whepstead Village Hall on Thursday.

This is part of the organisation’s Great Food Debate which launched in December.

Guest speakers will be Peter Melchett, policy director of the Soil Association and Dr Wendy Harwood from the Department of Crop Genetics at the John Innes Institute.

Weatherman Jim Bacon will also attend to discuss the effects of climate change on our food supply.

Around 100 members of the Suffolk West Federation of WIs are expected to attend the event.