Building City-Region Food Systems

17 November 2020

18-19 May 2021 

9-10 August 2022

Australia's only national conference dedicated to

city-region food systems

Did you know that improvements to our Food System as discussed at FIC could, for a city the size of Canberra, conservatively:

  • Generate up to 3,000 jobs for the local economy?

  • Reduce the city's grocery costs by $200 million?

On the 17th November 2020, Canberra played host to the RDA ACT Food in the Capital sustainable food conference program. It was the first of a series set out to connect people from across the industry including farmers, food businesses and manufacturers, community groups, thought leaders and policy makers;

On May 18, 2021 we hosted event 2 in the series, Food in the Capital 2. Held over two days,  Day 1 was an exciting exploration of urban and regional farming, logistics and social enterprises. Day 2 our delegates saw food in action, choosing either the rural or peri-urban tour showcasing local producers in the Canberra region.

On the 9th and 10th of August 2022 the story continues. We will be deep-diving into the topics that matter most to you, offering a blend of in-depth panel discussions, workshops and networking opportunities.

Be part of the story! 

SPEAKERS & PANELISTS

Featuring expert speakers and panelists from around Australia and around the globe.

MAY EVENT PROGRAM

Our last event in May was a COVID safe two day program where our audience were engaged and inspired by an extensive program that explored topics from rural and urban farming, transport logistics and the latest in social venture ideas.

LOCATION 2021

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HENRY
GORDON-SMITH

Managing Director, Agritecture

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DR RACHEL CAREY

Lecturer in Food Systems,
University of Melbourne

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MARC NOYCE

CEO,
Biofilta

2020/2021 MAJOR SPONSORS

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GET IN TOUCH

We hope to see you at Food in the Capital. If you have questions about the registration process, our program or general information, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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A REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA EVENT

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