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Growing Green: The importance of legumes for our future food system

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Slides presented during "Bringing the Legume Innovation Network together "

Webinar 8: European legumes in transition 11th May 2021

"Growing Green: The importance of legumes for our future food system"

Presented by: Tim Thorpe - Senior Campaigns and Policy Officer

The Vegan Society -  Tim is the environment and farming spokesperson for the society and leads their Grow Green campaign, which calls for a transition towards sustainable plant-based farming across the UK and EU.  https://www.vegansociety.com/ .Tim underlines the importance of legumes to The Vegan Society’s objectives and to their Grow Green campaign. Pulses are the cornerstone of vegan nutrition and will play a central role in achieving a more sustainable, ethical and health promoting food system. Tim covers some of the consumer trends in this direction and asks, can the LIN help to facilitate this change?

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