The Food Trails project has opened a new call to identify and select +20 local authorities interested in joining the project’s knowledge-sharing activities and learning from the 11 Food Trails partner cities’ experiences.
A look back at the Brussels Urban Summit session on urban food policies
Public procurement is a powerful tool that cities can wield to create change. Copenhagen leads the way in public food procurement unlocking and sharing its potential.
From urban legends to the refugee crisis, Warsaw is learning from them to tackle food waste, aid distribution, and improve its food system.
Read the full Twitter Space conversation between Anna Scavuzzo, Vice Mayor in charge of Food Policy and Education at the City of Milan and Anja Katalin de Cunto
“There can be no food revolution without cities, so give us a role,” said Alvaro Porro, Commissioner of Social Economy, Local Development and Food Policy in Barcelona. He addressed European Commission representatives during last week’s event, ‘Bringing urban food policy to the table.’ For the first time, around said table, eleven deputy mayors from European cities and […]
Eurocities and Milan Urban Food Policy Pact high-level event9 March, Brussels Register here Why an event on urban food policies? When more cities aim to become climate neutral, when the effects of climate change are increasingly visible, food systems, responsible for about 30% of global emissions (IPCC 2019), cannot be neglected. At a time of […]
In 2021, Bordeaux Metropole woke up to a harsh reality: local food production from its 5,500 hectares of agricultural land and 148 farms could only feed its inhabitants for one day a year, which means that the metropolis was relying quite heavily on imports from near and far. Today the numbers are a bit more […]
Grenoble-Alpes Metropole goes above and beyond to involve everyone in its food strategy, even crossing administrative borders.
Some of Madeira’s traditional recipes used to be plant-based. The City Hall of Funchal is working on bringing them back and establishing a culture of healthy, local, sustainable food consumption. “I’m a teenager, and we all like to eat chips and fast food,” admits Eunice, a 17-year-old student. “My view has changed. I’m more aware […]