The Great Debate at the Farmyard

Date: Saturday 15th September 2018, Sunday 16th September 2018
Time: 15:30 - 16:30
Location: Castle Street
Price: Free with festival wristband

At 3.30pm each day, the Farmyard stage will host The Great Debate, a topical and provocative discussion with a lively panel of farmers, experts and innovators.

Saturday 15th September

15:30 – The Rise in Veganism: Should the British Farming Industry Be Worried? Panel debate with Sarah Dickins (Chair), Philip Lymbery (CEO Compassion in World Farming), Aine Morris (Abergavenny Food Festival), Martha Roberts (High welfare pig farmer), Louise Davies (Head of Campaigns, Policy & Research at The Vegan Society) and farmer Jay Wilde

Sunday 16th September

15:30 – An Opportunity for Wales to Feed Itself: What’s Next for Welsh Farming? Panel to include Sarah Dickins (Chair), Mark Lloyd (Angling Trust), Rob Yorke (rural commentator), Nick Miller (Miller’s Research & Black Welsh Lamb) and Aled Jones (Deputy President of NFU Cymru)

Martha Roberts

Martha Roberts

Rob Yorke

Rob Yorke

Sarah Dickins

Sarah Dickins

Aine Morris

Aine Morris

Louise Davies

Louise Davies

Jay Wilde

Jay Wilde

Aled Jones

Aled Jones

Philip Lymbery

Philip Lymbery

Nick Miller

Nick Miller