Lunching on urban food policies

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

Call for Solutions “Sustainable Food Systems”: 200 applications received

The Food Trails Call for Solutions “Sustainable Food Systems” generated a strong interest: 200 innovative startups (78%) and SMEs (22%) applied from all over Europe and EMEA Countries (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) for the opportunity to develop a pilot within the Food Trails project.  The initiative The Call for Solutions “Sustainable Food Systems” […]

Cities hungry for recognition in EU food

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“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 […]

A second chance for food waste

In 2023, the European Commission will propose a legislative framework for sustainable food systems, one of the flagship initiatives of the Farm to Fork Strategy. Its goal is accelerating and facilitating the transition towards more sustainable food systems.  European cities are already acting and co-creating measures and policies with citizens and local food stakeholders to […]

Eu Food Cities at TerraMadre2022: what we learnt

On September 22-23, 2022, the Food Trails project participated in Terra Madre Salone del Gusto in Turin to showcase the vision of European cities on how to regenerate our Planet through food. Regeneration was indeed the theme of the 14th edition of Terra Madre Salone del Gusto: the largest international event dedicated to good, clean, […]

Impact investing for urban food policy actors and stakeholders

What do municipalities and food system actors need to know to maximize opportunities for impact investments, and to make the most of those investments?    On December 1st 2022, the Food Trails Impact Investors Lab hosted a webinar on “Impact investing for urban food policy actors and stakeholders.” Chaired by Joe Robertson, Senior Advisor on Sustainable […]

Join the WEF session “The role of cities on impact investing”

Food Trails upcoming Webinar on the role of cities on impact investing in food system transformation.   Session of the Bold Actions for Food – Regional and Country Flagship 2022.   15 March 2022H 10:30-11:30 CET Sustainably feeding 9.7 billion people by 2050 requires a profound transformation of our food systems. Unprecedented concerted action by […]

Call for Impact Investors in Food Systems Transformation

Food Trails project partners, an initiative of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact , invite leaders of financial stewardship and innovation for sustainable impact to participate in the Food Trails Investors Living Lab . The Lab is an opportunity to participate in advance discussions that will shape the impact investment environment surrounding urban food systems […]

Citizen involvement a key ingredient for food policy success, Food Trails report shows

People make cities. And increasingly, people make policy in cities. This is the message from research carried out by Food Trails into the co-creation of food-related policy in cities across Europe. Five cities – Aarhus (DK), Barcelona (ES), Ghent (BE), Glasgow (UK) and Wroclaw (PL) – and four organisations from Italy, Germany and Spain shared […]