In conjunction with Teagasc and Kilkenny Leader Partnership, the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny is hosting an information seminar.
Hear from Food entrepreneurs who will share their experiences.
Time: 10.45 am – 1.00pm
Venue: Springhill Court Hotel, Waterford Road, Kilkenny.
Tea/Coffee & Scones served on arrival.
Chairperson: Matt O’Keefe, Journalist
11.15 Kilkenny Food Vision 2020-2025
Anne Ging, Chairperson Kilkenny Food Strategy Committee & Co-founder/owner Ballykeefe Distillery
11.30 Horticultural Options Available
12.00 Panel Discussion on Starting Food Businesses
Jimmy Mulhall, Coolanowle
Helen Murphy, Mooncoin Beetroot
Rosemary O’Shea, Tullahay Farm
Patricia Butler, Butler Family Farm
12.30 Where to start with a new food business idea?
Eddie O’Neill, Artisan Food Specialist, Teagasc Moorepark
12.50 Opportunity to engage in a one-to-one with useful agencies
Local Enterprise Office
Teagasc – Organics (Dan Clavin), Horticulture (Dermot Callaghan, Stephen Alexander, Grainne McMahon, Kildalton),
Food Safety Authority of Ireland
County Veterinary Office
The food producers from the panel discussion will be available to meet small groups for further discussion.