Joanna Blythman | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe
Joanna Blythman is an investigative food journalist and thorn in the flesh of the processed food industry and supermarkets.
She is the author of 7 books on food issues, including Swallow This, What To Eat, Shopped, and The Food We Eat.
Joanna is one of the most authoritative, influential commentators on the food chain.
She contribute to many newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian, Observer, Daily Mail, Sunday Herald, Sunday Times, the Grocer, and BBC Good Food Magazine,
She broadcasts on food matters, on programmes such as Women’s Hour, Radio 4 Food programme, Farming Today, Newsnight, Tonight, BBC Breakfast, and Today.
Joanna has won numerous awards for her articles and books, including five Glenfiddich Awards, a Caroline Walker Media Award for Improving the Nation’s Health by Means of Good Food, a Guild of Food Writers Award, a Derek Cooper Award- one of BBC Radio 4’s Food and Farming Awards- and a Good Housekeeping award for her Outstanding Contribution to Food.
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Years at Litfest: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
Type: regular
Swallow This
Joanna Blythman at the Guardian
What to Eat


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Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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