S&C: MY LIFE AND LOAVES

Speaker: Andrew Whiteley

Talk Title - My Life and Loaves

Six loaves, from Seneca’s white to sourdough rye, nestle in Andrew Whitley’s knapsack, providing food for thought on his life's journey. In a ‘conceptual fermentation’ entitled My Life and Loaves he ponders how a fascination with Russian language and literature led to life as an artisan baker, organic grower, campaigner for real bread and champion of diversity against monocultures of minds and grains.

About the speaker

Andrew started the organic Village Bakery in Cumbria in the 1970s and is founder of Bread Matters Ltd. He wrote the seminal Bread Matters and the best-selling DO Sourdough. He has an MSc in Food Policy from City University London and is credited with ‘changing the way we think about bread’ (BBC Food & Farming Awards). He co-founded the Real Bread Campaign in 2008. He is now chair of Scotland The Bread, an action research and training charity that grows and mills diverse, nutrient-dense cereals in Fife with the aim of creating a healthy, fair and sustainable grain and bread supply.

About Supper & Conversation at Trill Farm

Supper & Conversation provides an opportunity to enjoy an inspiring talk followed by a convivial supper, sharing ideas and evolving positive ways forward. Speakers include writers, innovators, critics, political agitators and environmentalists, and aim to be informative, to stimulate thinking, to make us laugh and to amaze us. 

The suppers are inspired by the content of the talk and from the seasonal abundance of the farm. The Old Dairy Kitchen now will be selling alcohol at these events with a delicious range of natural wines and locally produced beers and ciders to pick from (not included in the price of the dinner ticket).

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Event times: 6pm for a 6.30pm start.
£5 ticket is for the talk only
Carry on the conversation afterwards over a seasonal supper in the Old Dairy Kitchen by purchasing the Talk & Supper ticket for £30