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Starting a Farm Food Business - From Fork to Farm

In conjunction with Teagasc and Kilkenny Leader Partnership, the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny is hosting an information seminar.

Hear from Food entrepreneurs who will share their experiences.

Date: 04/03/2020
Time: 10.45 am - 1.00pm
Venue: Springhill Court Hotel, Waterford Road, Kilkenny.

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Tea/Coffee & Scones served on arrival.

Chairperson: Matt O’Keefe, Journalist

11.15    Kilkenny Food Vision 2020-2025

Anne Ging, Chairperson Kilkenny Food Strategy Committee & Co-founder/owner Ballykeefe Distillery

11.30     Horticultural Options Available
Dermot Callaghan

12.00      Panel Discussion on Starting Food Businesses
Jimmy Mulhall, Coolanowle
Helen Murphy, Mooncoin Beetroot
Rosemary O’Shea, Tullahay Farm
Patricia Butler, Butler Family Farm

12.30     Where to start with a new food business idea?
Eddie O’Neill, Artisan Food Specialist, Teagasc Moorepark

12.50      Opportunity to engage in a one-to-one with useful agencies
Local Enterprise Office
Teagasc - Organics (Dan Clavin), Horticulture (Dermot Callaghan, Stephen Alexander, Grainne McMahon, Kildalton),
Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Beekeepers Association
LEADER
County Veterinary Office
The food producers from the panel discussion will be available to meet small groups for further discussion.