Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott

2022

Baroness Rosie Boycott is a journalist and publisher. She has edited national newspapers and 50 years ago, she co-founded Spare Rib and Virago. In 2016, Rosie was asked to lead the development of a new London Food Strategy which was to help the food system to work better to meet the needs of everyone who lives and works in London. She chairs Feeding Britain and Veg Power and is a trustee for Food Foundation and The Hay Festival.

She writes regularly and speaks all over the world about the role of cities in the food chain and the importance of food in improving health.

Since becoming a member of the House of Lords in 2018, she continues to speak about the importance of food in tackling childhood obesity, improving health and putting an end to hunger.

How Is Big Business Adopting Regenerative Agriculture?

Agricology Discussion Tent

In this session, we ask heavyweights in the UK food industry how they’re going about meeting their pledges to incorporate regenerative agriculture into their supply chain. What progress is being made? What are the major challenges they face? How are they helping farmers transition and create more value? And importantly how do we prevent greenwashing […]

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SoS George Eustice with Minette Batters, Tony Juniper & Baroness Natalie Bennett

Big Top

Join this extended Policy Hour for a speech from the Secretary of State George Eustice – including an update on the progress on ELMS – followed by a debate chaired by Baroness Rosie Boycott with Tony Juniper, Minette Batters and Natalie Bennett.  

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George Monbiot In Conversation With Rosie Boycott

Yeo Valley Old Dairy Tent

George Monbiot is an author, Guardian columnist and environmental activist. His best-selling books include Feral: Rewilding the land, sea and human life, Heat: how to stop the planet burning, and Out of the Wreckage: a new politics for an age of crisis. George cowrote the concept album Breaking the Spell of Loneliness with musician Ewan […]

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