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Supporting Local Produce: The Future of Agribusiness in Moreton Bay
19 August @ 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM AEST
Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism is pleased to present Alastair McLeod, discussing the future of agribusiness and opportunities to showcase Moreton Bay’s local produce to visitors.
As part of Tastes of Moreton Bay, hear from Alastair McLeod – Celebrity chef, local food ambassador, TV presenter, alongside agribusiness industry leaders, discuss Moreton Bay’s food and agritourism potential.
A keynote address will be made by Robert Pekin, Founder and CEO of Food Connect – a dynamic multi-farmer food distribution enterprise. Hear Rob’s inspirational story as he lost the family dairy farm, to building a social enterprise that supports, appreciates and pays a fair price to farmers.
Alastair McLeod will then lead a discussion with key industry champions, including:
- Robert Pekin, Food Connect
- Kay Tommerup, Tommerup’s Dairy Farm
- Kate Honnef, Ocean View Estates
- Sorita McGrane, Moreton Bay Regional Council
This is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about Moreton Bay Region’s agribusiness landscape, hear about global and national trends in food, and celebrate the region’s local producers and growers.