The Story of Bread

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Join two brilliant writers – Rob Penn and Colin Tudge - to discuss how food shapes the world, what's gone wrong, and how we can put it right

Rob Penn
Slow Rise

Robert Penn is a journalist, woodsman, lifelong cyclist and the author of several books including the Sunday Times bestseller It's All About the Bike and The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees. He lives in the Black Mountains with his wife and three children, two spaniels, twelves bicycles and a collection of axes. He bakes his own bread in a wood fired oven.

Colin Tudge
The Great Re-Think

Colin Tudge is a biologist by education and a writer by inclination and by trade. He is author of about 18 books on natural history, evolution, and food and farming, his latest being The Great Re-Think. He is co-founder of the Oxford Real Farming Conference and the College for Real Farming and Food Culture.

Rosie Boycott

Rosie Boycott is a cross bench peer in the House of Lords. For ten years she was chair of The London food Board, responsible to the Mayor of London for food policy in the City. She is a well known food activist with particular interest in food poverty, health, environment and agricultural sustainability. She is a trustee of the Food Foundation and Feeding Britain and chair of Veg Power. She was the founder of the feminist magazine Spare Rib and the editor in chief of three national newspapers: The Independent on Sunday, the Independent and the Daily Express.