Minister calls into the Great Yorkshire Showground and Fodder

9 February 2012

Caroline Spelman, Secretary of State for Defra, called into the Regional Agricultural Centre at the Great Yorkshire Showground on Monday 6 Feb) to meet representatives from the Yorkshire rural and farming community, including the Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Network.

She was met by Steve Willis, Chair of the Network and Nigel Pulling, Chief Executive of the hosts the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.

The Minister also had the chance to look around Fodder, the Society’s food emporium, where she met Paul Nicholson, Head Butcher and chatted to Kate Lockwood, at the Cheese counter about Yorkshire cheeses.

 (left to right) Nigel Pulling, Chief Executive, Yorkshire Agricultural Society and Steve Willis, Chair of the Yorkshire Food, Farming and Rural Network with Minister Caroline Spelman


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