Why and how to develop urban food policies?

Cities play an important role in ensuring the wellbeing of their citizens. This includes providing clean water, clean air, better local transportation, and healthy food for everyone. While food has not traditionally been seen as the responsibility of local authorities, this view is changing. “It has been increasingly recognised that food makes significant contributions to […]

A Systemic Analysis of Circularity in Food Systems, within Cities and Beyond

Exploring Urban Food Challenges with Food Trails’ Crosscutting Managers Welcome to the second articles of our series dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of the primary challenges related to sustainable urban food systems transformation. We will examine these challenges through the lens of the 4 pillars of the EU Food 2030 strategy, leveraging the expertise […]

Nourishing Change: Transforming Food Systems for Health, Equity and Nutrition

Exploring Urban Food Challenges with Food Trails’ Crosscutting Managers Welcome to the initial articles of our colunm dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of the primary challenges related to sustainable urban food systems transformation. We will examine these challenges through the lens of the 4 pillars of the EU Food 2030 strategy, leveraging the expertise […]

Midday Munchies with Urban Food Policies

Starting on 26 March and running until June, on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 13:30 CET, we invite you to grab your lunch and join the Food Trails webinar series Midday Munchies with Urban Food Policies.   This initiative is designed to share insights and experiences built throughout the Food Trails project and foster the replication […]

Annual Partner Meeting Year 3 in Funchal

From 15th to 17th November 2023, the Food Trails consortium gathered in the stunning city of Funchal, located on the Madeira island in Portugal, for the Annual Partner Meeting – Year 3, featuring three days of intense and exciting exchanges. This meeting marked a significant milestone towards Food Trails’ objectives. Partner cities have completed the […]

Long-Term Living Lab Support Towards Food System Transformation

The Food2030 Project’s Family is thrilled to introduce its latest Policy Brief entitled “Long-term Living Lab Support towards Food System Transformation”, realized with the support of the European Commission’s Horizon Result Booster Service. About the Food 2030 Project Family The Food 2030 Project Family is composed of FoodSHIFT 2030, FoodE, Food Trails, Cities 2030, and […]

Finding innovative solutions to public challenges – The Food Trails’ Matchmaking Day

On 9 May, 2023, the most innovative European food-tech startups and SMEs gathered in Milan to participate in the Food Trails Matchmaking Day and meet partner cities and potential investors. The event aimed to facilitate strategic collaborations between the private and public sectors, fostering the transformation of European sustainable food systems. The Matchmaking Day, organised […]

Food Trails at the Edible Cities Network Conference 2023 

The Food Trails cities of Copenhagen, Milan and Bordeaux Metropole took part in the second annual Edible Cities Network Conference, in Barcelona, 15 – 17 March 2023, on the theme “Advancing the Edible City.” The event provided a platform to researchers, policymakers, cities, civil society and entrepreneurs to explore ideas, practices and systems necessary to […]

Launch of the Roadmap for Scaling Impact Investment in Urban Food Systems 

Roadmap for Scaling Impact Investment in Urban Food Systems After over a year of hosting the project’s Investors Living Lab, holding monthly meetings and exchanges, and exploring insights and experiences on impact investing in urban food systems, we are pleased to share the outcome of this work and to launch the Roadmap for Scaling Impact […]