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POSTPONED: Our local NI Seafood Industry: The past/present/future and facts!
10/03/2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE: This event is postponed and new dates will be updated when confirmed
£6.50 admission (purchase via link below)
We are using Citizen Ticket as our ticketing platform as not only do they share a similar name but similar values with 5p of every sale going towards planting trees.
Max cap. 80
About the event
As an island nation we have a strong connection with the sea and in the past locally harvested seafood was a key element of our diets in Northern Ireland. In the latter part of the 20th century, as fish stocks were over exploited and we were introduced to imported food from across the globe, we appear to have lost that understanding and love for local seafood.
However, today with ever improving environmental awareness and management of seafood stocks, plus increasing consumer interest in the provenance of our food and healthy diets, there is a resurgence of interest in locally caught, sustainable seafood.
Sally works for Seafish, a public body which supports the UK seafood industry. As the Northern Ireland Regional Manager, Sally is responsible for delivering a wide range of projects and initiatives that cover the key challenges facing the industry. As well as increasing consumer demand for seafood this includes keeping fishermen safe at sea, helping the industry through a changing political, economic and regulatory landscape, ensuring a sustainable supply of seafood and helping the seafood sector to innovate and thrive.
In this talk Sally will guide you through the Northern Ireland seafood industry, past present and future, providing you with some facts along the way, followed by a Q&A session.