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We will be exhibiting and running a workshop at the Farm Business Innovation show. Brexit has already caused some changes in the food industry and even greater changes will come depending on how the government change farming subsidies.
The weakness of sterling has helped boost grain prices and made imports more expensive so there may be opportunities to grow food and find local markets.
BigBarn exists to help more farmers reconnect with their local consumers and find valuable local customers both retail and wholesale. Please come and talk to us at stand 1430 for more.
Here is information on the show:
Whether you are a farmer, landowner, smallholder or rural entrepreneur, finding the greatest opportunities to make more money from your land than ever before can only be found at Farm Business Innovation show – the UK’s best trade exhibition.
Specifically catering for all farmers, smallholders, land owners, and anyone with an interest in rural business, there are more exhibitors, seminars, and interactive features than ever before, all of which are dedicated to providing inspiration and navigation in helping you make the most out of your farm or rural land.
There’s an exclusive line up of the industry’s most influential names offering you a wealth of education, guidance, and inspirational case studies, including John and Felicity Richards of the Green Waste Company, Google’s Abbey Oladapo, Capability Event’s owner Ben Leeke, and many more.
The amazing schedule of seminars and workshops throughout the show include a variety of topics, including leisure activities, glamping, renewable energy, farm shops, micro-breweries, and more. Each session is delivered by an expert, passing on their guidance in how to identify the right opportunities, securing planning permission, and attracting vital investment.
FBI offers an unbeatable level of interaction with the farmers who themselves have successfully diversified, offering you the chance to find out what worked for them and to meet face-to-face with the product suppliers who can ensure future profit is made from your land.
Farm Business Innovation returns on the 9th and 10th of November at the NEC Birmingham, and is absolutely free to attend. Book your ticket online at www.farmbusinessshow.co.uk.