Grow Green
Farming for a Plant-Strong Future

11th April 2019, The British Library, London

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Dr Harwatt launches Harvard report on how UK plant-based agriculture could slow climate clock

Dr Harwatt launches Harvard report envisioning how UK plant-based agriculture could slow climate clock

UN's Dr Villarreal keynote: pulses a solution to seriously broken food system

UN's Dr Villarreal keynote: pulses a solution to seriously broken food system

"A nation of gardeners": Natalie Bennett delivers keynote

Farmers discuss transitions to plant-strong farming

Policymakers, farmers, and academics populated the audience

What are the barriers to plant-strong farming?

What are the barriers to plant-strong farming?

Delegates network, discussing plant-strong future

Delegates network, discussing plant-strong future

Buzz in the room ahead of the start of conference

Buzz in the room ahead of the start of conference

UK could have plant-based agriculture could provide enough protein and calories for country

UK plant-based agriculture system would provide enough protein and calories for country

Panel discusses the future of growth in demand for plant-based

Panel discusses the future of growth in demand for plant-based

Dr Harwatt found that using a portion of land currently used for animal agriculture for reforestation could lock up 9 years' worth of UK greenhouse emissions

Dr Harwatt: using portion of land currently used for animal agriculture for reforestation could lock up 9 years' UK greenhouse emissions

The British Library's Knowledge Centre

Outside the British Library where delegates filed into the venue

The conference was hosted at the British Library in London

Keep govt support for same upland farmers but use for ecological restoration, argues Watson Featherstone

Give same govt support to same upland farmers but use it to support ecological restoration, not sheep grazing, argues Alan Watson Featherstone

Food system needs urgent rebalancing, argues Dr Villarreal of UN's Food and Agriculture Organization