Exploring the future of our food and delivering a food system paradigm shift has never been of greater importance. The 20th Century approach has been to focus on low cost, safe, convenient foods, driven by consumer preferences. Now, with growing pressures from climate change and increasing global population, there is an urgent need for a new approach that can sustainably manage raw materials and energy, while balancing the need to satisfy short-term consumer needs and address long term health challenges. http://www.durhamagrifood2017.com/about-n8-agrifood-1