Go to Sea-week in Gothenburg a tribute to the Sea and eat Seafood – Schools in west parts of the city will serve fish to pupils.

Go to sea-festival in Gothenburg

Gothenburg is amazing. However, in the dark month of February it might be harder to notice. At least at a first glance. Beneath the surface that you find something special. The ice-cold and fresh sea offers fantastic produce, making it a great idea to fight biting winds and rain. The city (Goteborg & Co) will […]

New and latest EU- directive will make public procurement more effective. Good news for Sweden.

Nya EU-direktiv ska ge enklare och mer effektiv offentlig upphandling Idag har EU:s ministerråd antagit tre nya direktiv för offentlig upphandling. Förhandlingarna har pågått i flera år och målet är att de nya direktiven ska skapa ett enklare och mer effektivt upphandlingsregelverk och bland annat göra det lättare för små och medelstora företag att konkurrera […]

A 100 (hundred) per cent ecological meat in the public kitchens of Gothenburg

The City of Gothenburg

The political majority in Gothenburg (the social democrats, the Green party and Swedish Left Party) has made a decision (statement and intention) that all food in public kitchens and within procurement shall be a hundred (100) per cent ecological meat. The goal started already in year 2011. Thus the new whole-contracts starts to run on […]

Beans are building our biceps – a competition for forthgraders in Gothenburg – to invent an make a dish that is good/healthy for the environment

Beans builds biceps is a competition for fourthgraders in Gothenburg. Every local administration has been invited by the City of Gothenburg (schools). For the pupils in the fourth grade the task is to find or invent new recipes and compose an sustainable meal. The meals should content a lot of vegetables and legimus (legimounos), the […]

Citizens of the City of Gothenburg – embarrassed to ask for a Doggy bag.

Doggy bag-tag swedish people feel embarrasse to ask for a doggy bag

  The consumer and citizens office in Gothenburg made a survey in June 2013 where they asked both consumers and restaurant-owners if they know what a Doggy bag is? Is it common that customers ask for a doggy bag, do they offer the customers doggy bag and do the costumers ask for it? The survey […]

Stadslandet Gothenburg – urban agriculture

22th August, 2013 Contributor:  City of Gothenburg Urban agriculture find ways in the northeastern parts of Gothenburg (Nordost), to connect town and country in a new sustainable development.   Picture source: Älvstranden utveckling and Stadsjord, Kvillebacken.   Gothenburg and its surroundings need to find different, new and sustainable ways to use nature nearby and close. […]

Stadsjord – urban agriculture

13th August, 2013 Contributor:  City of Gothenburg Stadsjord (“urban agriculture”) is a three year project built on multistake-holder engagement in sustainable small scale food production. The aim is to reach the development of socially, ecologically and economically resilient and create more fun in urban life.   Picture source: Älvstranden utveckling and Stadsjord, Kvillebacken.   The […]

A political assignment to increase urban growing and use available land intention (goal)

28th August, 2013 Contributor:  City of Gothenburg The city of Gothenburg owns a great deal of urban agricultural land and the city have the intention to make it possible to take care of and develop urban agriculture and organic food-production.      Results We can see that different kinds of small-scale urban farming has increased […]

Anette Gustavsson / Gothenburg / “Growing” Speed presentation

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

Resilience Test Pilot / Gothenburg

27/05/13 Resilience Test Pilot
Inspirational meeting in Gothenburg