Lancashire Women in Food

Women in the Food Industry’s first Northern event will be hosted by Lancaster University. Lancaster excels at understanding and teaching entrepreneurship and is currently ranked 4th out of 50 MBA programmes across the world for entrepreneurship.

Janie Ash, owner of Better with Jam and co-founder of Women in the Food Industry, is proud to be one of a select group of Entrepreneurs in Residence at Lancaster University and has been working with our friends at Marketing Lancashire to showcase the diversity and excellence of Lancashire’s food and drink talent.

Join us on 30th January 2020 at Lancaster University for a Lancashire pop up food market, two inspiring masterclasses and an insightful and thought provoking panel discussion.

12-3pm | Lancashire Producers Food Fair

1-1.45 | Lunch

2- 2.30 | Masterclass 1

2.30 – 3pm | Masterclass 2

3.15 – 4.30 | Inspiring Women in Food Panel Discussion and Q&A

Masterclass speakers will talk about their journey to success in “How to become a Successful Food Entrepreneur.”

Stosie Madi – Chef Patron of award winning rural inn, Parker’s Arms
@parkersarms | @theparkersarms

Rachel Trenchard – Co-founder of international award winning artisan gin, Goosnargh Gin from the Forest of Bowland

Our panellists for our Inspiring Women in Food Q& A include:

Camilla Ainsworth – Founder of M+LKPLUS and youngest ever finalist on BBC’s The Apprentice
@CamillaAinswor1 | @mylkpluss | @camillaainsworth

Karen Walker – Co-founder of the award-winning sauce brand, Nowt Poncy
@nowtponcy | @nowtponcy

Lisa Smith – Founder of Ginger Bakers, award winning cakes and bakes
@GingerBakers | @ginger_bakers

Joycelyn Neve – Founder and Managing Director of the multi-award winning group of gastro pubs, Seafood Pub Company
@seafoodpubco | @seafoodpubcompany

Emma Mayoh – Food & Drink Editor of Lancashire Life and Journalist
@emmamayoh | @lancashirelife

Ros Wilkinson – Head of Hospitality at Lancaster University