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Well, it's been a bit of a long weekend since I last wrote you a blog ... We have had many more new arrivals and David has been holding the fort this weekend as Jane the Cheese and myself spent the last two days at the fabulous Wise Traditions Festival for Traditional Nutrition. Organised by the Weston A Price Foundation, this conference was extended to a 2 day event this year and was held at the amazing Epsom Downs Racecourse.
Here's a view of the main grandstands taken on our way in this morning:
Our conference was in the Duchess's Stand which is the one to the right. As you see, we (uncharacteristically) got there quite early:
And here's the view over the racecourse:
As it was quite expensive to have a stand for the whole weekend, Jane and I shared a table. It all works quite well as we both sell each other's produce and can happily talk about all of it to customers.
Yesterday was the main conference day and we were absolutely deluged during the lunch break. We had a crowd several people deep waiting to buy cheese! Today was a bit quieter and it gave us a chance to speak to people and catch up with some of those we had met at the conference last year.
As always, it was an excellent conference with lots of interesting presentations. It worked very well for us last year as a publicity exercise and we gained quite a lot of new business from it. Hopefully it will do the same this year!