5x15 - Future of Food

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In September, in a very special 5x15, we'll cut through the confusion with an event on the future of food with Henry Dimbleby, Tim Spector, Dee Woods and Rosie Boycott.

Tim Spector
Spoon-Fed: Why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong

Tim Spector, author of the best-selling The Diet Myth, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at King's College London, and expert in the gut and how we treat it. He'll draw on pioneering research into microbes, genetics and diet and talk about his new book, Spoon Fed, to reveal why almost everything we've been told about food is wrong.

Dee Woods
Stories of food during the pandemic

Dee Woods, award-winning cook and community food educator, who works on the front line in food banks, and will speak of her first-hand experience of the devastating impacts of the current crisis on many people's ability to access food.

Henry Dimbleby
The National Food Strategy

Henry Dimbleby, the co-founder of Leon restaurants, co-author of the School Food Plan and leading the National Food strategy, on how to ensure our country is well-fed.

Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott, food campaigner, cross bench peer and co -founder of 5x15, on the global food system and how it shapes ourselves and our planet.

Tasha Mhakayakora
healthy food for all young people

Tasha is co-chair on the Youth Board at Bite Back 2030: an organisation that is working to redesign the food system to put health at the forefront of its operations. As a passionate activist, Tasha is campaigning to break down barriers to, and disparities in, the accessibility and availability of healthy food for all young people. She believes every child should have the opportunity to thrive and be healthy, no matter where they live.