The annual Mid North Coast Food Forum returns to Bonville Golf
Resort on Monday November 14 with a packed programme of speakers, panel discussions,
a local food showcase and the famous Harvest Table Lunch.
“Featuring the region and Australia’s most successful food
entrepreneurs, this year’s Food Forum will offer something for everyone with an
interest in food and agriculture,” said Stephen Saunders, Council’s Section
Leader Industry and Destination Development.
“It will also provide an opportunity to network with inspiring
entrepreneurs, as well as some of our best local producers and hospitality
gurus from the Mid North Coast food industry.”
The Forum is an ideal opportunity for growers, restaurateurs, food wholesalers,
food retailers and business start-ups to learn, share experiences and build
The keynote speaker will be Tom Potter, the mastermind behind Eagle
Other guest speakers – including Lyndall Dykes of Cheese Making
Workshop fame, Tom Lane from The Farm at Byron Bay, Kamaldeep Singh the CEO of
blueberry giants Oz Group and Troy Blackman of Waterfall Farm - will cover a
wide range of food industry topics including sustainability, marketing and
business start-up initiatives.
At the panel and round table discussions, experts will share
valuable insights into franchising, cooperatives, agri-tourism, product
development, business planning and finance.
The range and quality of produce from the region will be the star
attraction at the Local Produce Showcase, while the region’s best chefs will
delight delegates with a three-course meal featuring some of that finest
produce at the Harvest Table Lunch.
To purchase tickets or find out more, go to www.2016.midnorthcoastfoodforum.com.au