Shopping locally can mean many things from supporting small businesses to reducing the carbon footprint of products purchased. With community retailing building partnerships and provenance across the country, this seminar will examine success stories and consider how local retailing can become the very heart of the community.

Chair: Michael Mack, Farming and Food Consultant, Savills

11.00 - 11.20

Promoting transparency across the supply chain: the importance of provenance

Matt Rymer, Founder, Happerley

11.20 - 11.40

Promoting community wellbeing and environmental kindness in the pursuit of leading an organic and natural lifestyle

Michael Mack, Farming and Food Consultant, Savills

11.40 - 12.00

Case study showcasing success promoting positive business practice to the public, media and policy makers 

Sarah Dunning, Chairman, Westmorland Family

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12.00 - 12.20

Case study of provenance and local sourcing: a commitment to 100% British

Ciara Gorst, Head of Agriculture, The Co-operative

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12.20 - 12.30 Question and answer session


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