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Upcoming Events

NRF Events are organised by our wonderful teams of NRF member volunteers.  These include the: NRF Events Committee, Grower Group and Harvest Food Festival Committee and Sustainability Group, who each organise different events held throughout the year, with a variety of super interesting topics, aimed at our local food industry and foodies alike. 

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    Coming Up....

    The NRF Events Committee is currently planning for our upcoming events throughout the year.  Watch this space for more details coming soon. Events in the pipeline include:

    June 27th  8am - 10am, Sustainability Workshop 2: Green Lean for Food Manufacturers, Byron at Byron Resort. This Introduction to Green Lean workshop is designed to assist food manufacturers wishing to streamline their key systems and processes, thereby saving time and resources and increasing productivity.

    You will receive an overview of relevant Green Lean tools such as value stream mapping, root cause analysis and The Seven Wastes to identify business improvement opportunities and design solutions to address them. A collaborative process underpins Lean philosophy and input from a range of employees will be essential for your success.

    Ideally, at least 2-3 people representing different areas of your business (e.g. operations, human resources, marketing and management) should attend to maximize the benefits of this workshop.

    The workshop will be facilitated by Green Lean expert, Nick Palousis, CEO, 2XE. The workshop will be presented by Sustainability Advantage for the NRF network, with the generous support of Sunshine Sugar. Register here

    July 2017 NRF. Information Session: new Country of origin labelling laws & what it means for food manufacturers. Details TBC

    July 2017 NRF Event -  Details TBC

    August 31st 2017 "NRF Happy Hour".  Networking Get Together @ Sample, Bangalow.  time & details tbc

    2nd September 2017 NRF My Mayor Rules @ Sample Cooking Stage

    11th October 2017 NRF Grower Event. "Why am I paying that much for a chicken..." Eco-gastronomy trends & how to communicate value. Venue and time TBC

    25th october 2017, 8am - 10.30am. Sustainability Workshop 3, Byron at Byron Resort: Employee Engagement. This workshop run by Sustainability Advantage, considers how best to build support for sustainability initiatives through education and training, leadership behaviour, social events, peer and internal forums, communication, signage, mentoring and recognition. Register here.

    23rd November 2017 NRF AGM & Christmas Bash.  Location & time tbc