Food Futures Forum 2013

RDA Riverina hosted two Food Futures Forums in July this year. The first on Wednesday, July 10 was held in Griffith at  Westend Estate attracted 69 attendees.

The second was held on Thursday, July 11 in Wagga Wagga at the Country Club with 70 attendees.

The two days event culminated in the Riverina Grown Regional Dinner held on the Thursday night at the Wagga Country Club.

Chaired by Rose Wright of Knowledge Transfer Services, Rose was also a Key Note Speaker across the two days.

The event was supported by Griffith City Council, Wagga Wagga City Council, ABC Riverina, NSW Trade and Investment, Riverina Regional Tourism, TAFE Riverina Institute and the EH Graham Centre.

Speakers covered a range of topics including:

  • The Future of Agriculture in a Changing Market
  • Consumer Trends What Drives Purchasing Decisions
  • Coss Sectorial Collaboration-Leverageing the Visitor Economy

Presentations from local producers was a highlight of the two day regional event. To view interviews from local producers please visit

Cristy Houghton