People power

Food policy councils and other forms of citizen engagement in food policymaking are crucial elements to successful food system transformation, a new Food Trails report has found.

Looking beyond food banks

During the pandemic, the need for food aid skyrocketed in cities all over Europe. But how can municipalities build strategies that are dignified and deliver the help that is needed?

About

Food Trails is a four-year EU-funded Horizon 2020 project aiming to translate in Europe the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact’s collective commitment to integrated urban food policies into measurable and long-term progress towards sustainable food systems. 11 European cities, with universities and stakeholders, will co-design pilot actions as leverage points for FOOD 2030 urban food policies development, involving also 21 worldwide follower cities.

People make cities. And increasingly, people make policy in cities. This is the message from research carried out by Food...
In July 2021, the United Nations held a Food Systems Pre-Summit in Rome. The three-day event was the preparatory meeting...
The climate crisis is at the top of the European Union’s priorities in 2021. Within its plan to tackle climate...
People make cities. And in more than one way – increasingly, citizens are involved in the process of building or...
As part of the EU’s Green Deal, the Farm-to-Fork strategy will attempt to make Europe’s food systems fair, sustainable and...
When Ana Buñuel, Advisor at Madrid’s Department for Families, Equality and Social Welfare presented the city’s strategy for food aid to food...

EU Food Cities

In its 11 partner cities, Food Trails will develop participatory Living Labs, innovative pilots and transformative food policies. Cities will foster innovation, collaborating with the consortium to establish successful approaches. Discover the Food Trails cities and their actions on the map below: