CSA Birkenhof

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August, 2013 Contributor: Bart Pijnenburg, Amersfoort 50 families      A group of around 50 households participate in an Community Supported Agriculture initiative at the city fringe of Amersfoort, on the border of the place Soest. 2013 is the next growing season. Members pay 330 euro in the beginning of the year for a share […]

Amersfoort / “Growing” Speed presentation

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10/09/2013 Speed presentation night of the transnational meeting at Oslo Power Point Slide show  

Daphne Bartels / Streekmenu, Amersfoort

28/05/13 Speed presentation night
Inspirational meeting in Gothenburg

Daphne Bartels / Streekmenu
from Amersfoort

Amersfoort transnational “Delivering” workshop programme & presentations

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Tuesday 23rd April 2013   Introduction Lead Partner Brussels Environment Stephanie Mantell,  Welcome partners /  Introduction to Network (3,8 MB ) Amersfoort Policy view, Sustainable Urban Food Policy in Amersfoort  (5 MB)  Keynote speakers on Delivering Jan Willem van der Schans, Urban Agriculture in the Netherlands (…) Peter Terwindt, Deli XL – Case Vers 24/7 – Online Fresh Market for the Catering […]

Sofie aan de Wallen (organic en vegetarian catering event in the open air)

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Inspiring people to experience and share with 500 citizens a vegetarian, with local sourced organic ingredients prepared diner, at low cost in an informal, natural and attractive setting.

‘Week van de Smaak’ Education for 13-20 years old

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During ‘Week van de Smaak’ (= Week of the Taste) many students from vocational and secondary schools in Amersfoort get acquainted with regional food.

Food education in primary schools and afterschool day care (age 4-12)

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All year round primary schools and afterschool day care organizations can participate in projects that educate children from 4 till 12 years old about the origin of their food. These activities are being organized by the municipality: Centre of Nature and Environmental Education (CNME) and by One Planet, a local non-profit foundation.

Cor Holtackers / Municipality of Amersfoort

Cor Holtackers / Municipality of Amersfoort
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2018 / The children have more awareness on the local food, they learn how they can produce, cook and enjoy it.

Bart Pijnenburg / Municipality of Amersfoort

Bart Pijnenburg / Municipality of Amersfoort
Visioning 2018

2018 / Small skill farms in the city in which families can grow and cook their food and enjoy it.

Anne de Feijter / Municipality of Amersfoort

Anne de Feijter / Municipality of Amersfoort
Visioning 2018

2018 / In every primary school of Amersfoort there is a green playground in which children can learn how to grow vegetables . They have the opportunity to play in a natural environment (grass, water, sand)   to know where and how their food is produced and grown.