TTIP, Food and Farming Debate

TTIP, Food and Farming Debate

A discussion about the effects of the TTIP agreement on farming and food standards.Will TTIP increase trade, leading to economic growth and jobs? Or will it undermine sustainable farming practices, and food standards?

Organised by members of St Andrews WfI in the St Andrews TTIP Action Group

The panel for the discussion will be

Allan Bowie, President of the National Union of Farmers, Scotland. He farms in NE Fife and Clackmannanshire.

Liz Murray, head of policy at Global Justice Now's Scottish Office. She is also a board member of the Scottish food sovereignty organization, Nourish Scotland

Bruce Bennet, owner of Pillars of Hercules Organic Farm. Established in 1983, it has grown from one hectare to six hectares and supplies organic veg boxes all round Fife.

May 14, 2015 at 7pm - 10pm
School 2, University of St Andrews
North Street
St Andrews KY16 9AL
United Kingdom
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