Food & Health: A Farmers Perspective | Pat Kent | TEDxLongford



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As a farmer, Patrick is acutely aware of the need to produce food that is safe, healthy, and nutritious; while at the same time environmentally sustainable and capable of providing fair remuneration for farmers. Patrick is a strong supporter of traditional Irish methods of farming that are good for people’s health and wellbeing as well as the environment, as opposed to a more industrial model of food production that is becoming commonplace. Patrick Kent is a cattle and sheep farmer in Co. Wexford and President of the Irish Cattle & Sheep Association (ICSA). As a farmer, Patrick is acutely aware of the need to produce food that is safe, healthy, and nutritious; while at the same time environmentally sustainable and capable of providing fair remuneration for farmers. Patrick is a strong supporter of traditional Irish methods of farming that are good for people’s health and wellbeing as well as the environment, as opposed to a more industrial model of food production that is becoming commonplace on Irish farms. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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