The Future of Food

Date: 10th October 2019

An evening at the V&A dedicated to sustainability and the future of food

Is it really all about insects and lab grown meat? Are we about to see underground or high rise urban farms?

Our expert panel will debate what we’ll eat in the future, and how the ways in which food is produced, prepared, enjoyed and disposed of, will change.

Before the panel debate kicks off, enjoy (sustainably sourced) food and drink in the Hintze Gallery and take advantage of a private viewing of the V&A’s FOOD: Bigger than the plate exhibition.

The panel

Rebecca Mascarenhas – Renowned Michelin star restaurateur and industry doyenne

Mark Broadbent – Great British Menu Northern Champion, CEO/Chef Director of Bread and Honey Events

Charlie Mash – CEO of Mash Purveyors, the link between producers near and far and the capital’s restaurants, from Pret to Michelin star establishments

Professor Andy Salter – Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Nottingham and leader of the Future Protein Research Platform

Jack Astbury – Co-founder of Urban Organic, who turn rooftop urban spaces, including the top of Coutts, into year-round food producing gardens

The panel will be chaired by Lisa Markwell – former editor of The Independent on Sunday, currently editor at Code and food editor at The Sunday Times

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