The Sustainability Show has announced the final lineup of industry experts and celebrity speakers at the event at Islington Business Design Centre London on 15-16 October 2022.
Ben Fogle, Liz Bonnin, Max La Manna, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Oliver Heath, Lucy Siegle, Safia Minney, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE AKA The Black Farmer, and Melissa Hemsley will be joined by experts Aleandro Brown, Douglas McMaster, Lisa Marley, Pauline Cox, Jarvis Smith, Jacob Thundil, David Farquhar, Klaus Mitchel, Sara Simmonds and Ana Santi.
The Sustainability Show is a two-day celebration of today’s forward-thinking consumer brands, inspiring new ways we can reduce our environmental impact for tomorrow.
It’s a great day out for all the family, with talks by top sustainable celebrities, inspiring and informative features and an incredible choice of the latest ‘planet friendly’ products to buy.
The show covers Fashion, Food, Health & Beauty, Home & Garden, Transport & Energy, Pets and Money & Travel.
‘It’s going to take all of us to make the necessary changes to save our incredible planet. I’m looking forward to sharing my life lessons from the wilderness at the show & explore the alternative brands we can switch to for a healthier world.’
Broadcaster and adventurer
Create upcycled interiors
Visitors to the show will experience educational features including House of Upcycling, which encourages consumers to improve their existing furniture rather than buying new.
Tracey Horan of Dolly Mixtures and Carrie Webb of Webb & Gray will give visitors ideas about how to create masterpieces from tired old furniture and fabrics destined for landfill.
The House of Upcycling’s founder, Chris Billinghurst, will speak about the craft, raising people’s awareness and promoting integration of professional upcycling into the world of interiors at all levels.
Chef’s Corner is intimate breakout area featuring Q&As with sustainable chefs featuring social sensation Max La Manna, much-loved Hugh Fearley-Whittingstall and plant-based chef and TV presenter Lisa Marley.
If you love cooking but want to know more about how to create mouth-watering sustainable dishes or need tips on how to source ingredients that won’t cost the Earth, then this is the place for you.
Get up close and personal with some of the biggest names in sustainable food and drink in a relaxed and informal setting, for advice, ideas, tips and a comprehensive set of recipes.
Try your hand at vertical farming
Join agritech innovator, Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS), to learn about the role technology will play in ensuring we have reliable supplies of high-quality, tasty and nutritious food grown locally and sustainably.
Step inside the world of vertical farming by taking a virtual reality tour, find out how companies like IGS are partnering with traditional farmers to find a greener path forwards for food production, and discover more about how robots are helping farms to become more efficient.
You’ll get the chance to interact with a scale model of IGS’ Growth Towers, try your hand at vertical farming through an interactive game, and even take away a plant to grow yourself at home.