SFYN @Edinburgh Food Festival: Building our Food Future.

What role can young people play in helping shape a ‘Good Food Nation’ within Scotland?

That was the key focus when Slow Food Youth Network Scotland hosted a panel discussion with a selection of young food entrepreneurs, producers and future food leaders during the Edinburgh Food Festival. We heard inspiring stories about their work with food, and joined in a discussion as to what we all can do to help secure a better food future in Scotland and around the world.

Innovative ideas, seizing opportunities and collaborating with others were key themes of the discussion along with a focus on how eye-catching, creative social media & communications can be the key to success for engaging young people in your business, organisation or campaign.

This event was free to attend and open to all.

Thanks to our panel for their inspiring stories about their work with food. Panel from left to right:
Bella Crowe from Nourish,
Amy Rankine from Hipsters & Hobos,
Steph Marsden – Slow Food Youth Network Scotland,
Bryce Cunningham from Mossgiel Family Farm,
Suzi Wilson and Alasdair Forsyth from Bams Deli,


It was also great to see the panel swapping ideas for working collaboratively immediately after the event!

We’ll be sharing more information on how we think Slow Food Youth Network Scotland​ can best support collaborative working throughout our network in Scotland – so keep an eye on our page for updates and make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter!

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