Food and the city economy

The food sector is big business in all cities. In Birmingham, as well as retailers selling ~£3bn food to feed us all, there are several major UK food suppliers and distributors here. The city also has a growing reputation as a centre for gourmet food. We have four Michelin starred restaurants plus others offering superb cuisine from all over the world.

Below are our blogposts about food and the city economy. See also useful info on the topic here.

Government Chemist Conference: Homo sapiens or pan narrans?

Posted on 14th June 2018 by Kate Cooper

Are we, I ask at the start of my presentation to the Government Chemist Conference on 14th June, home sapiens (wise wo/man) or pan narrans, the story-telling ape?

Inside Government presentation: Background details & info sources

Posted on 26th April 2018 by Kate Cooper

This blogpost gives detailed info associated with my presentation to the Inside Government event Working towards global food security in London on 26th April 2018.

Food system dynamics: Part III — Vested interests

Posted on 15th April 2018 by Kate Cooper

Why aren’t we tackling the potentially catastrophic threats to our food system? 

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