Alexandre Gleich / City of Lyon

Alexandre Gleich / City of Lyon
Visioning 2018

2018/ It’s developed a strategy win-win for either farmer and consumer. It’s found a right place in the in the city where farmers can sell their products instead to the big chain of distribution.

La Miecyclette: Riders on the crust

This young company settled in a deprived area has been designed and founded by citizens.
1 baker + 2 riders = Organic bread produced and delivered by cargo-bike in Lyon.

Lyon Fair and Sustainable City

Create a community of sustainable practices…an opportunity for small businesses and consumers.

Elodie Lafevre / La miecyclette, Lyon

23/04/13 Speed presentation night,
Inspirational meeting in Amersfoort

Elodie Lafevre / La miecyclette
from Lyon

Lyon / Fifth organic market blossoming

For the coming spring, the City of Lyon will open the 5th organic street market in the Monplaisir neighbourhood (8th district). About 20 organic producers from the urban area will provide various organic foods every Wednesday afternoon. For about one year, the street market department of the municipality has been consulting professional organizations of producers, […]

Lyon / Opportunities and challenges

Synergizing between levels and sectors Food as habitat and transportation is pointed one of the most critical issue in terms of sustainability. The Sustainable food for urban communities topic emerges as a new concern for cities. It tends to involve different areas of competences of the municipalities that most hardly used to collaborate before. In […]

Lyon / food and sustainability

The city of Lyon has great opportunities in implanting a sustainable food system thank to the dynamic associations’ life and potentialities of a preserved rural space surrounding the city. Growing Rhone-Alpes is a major agricultural production area in France. It’s also the first region for the part of organic production. It represents more than 5% […]

Lyon / Main characteristics

The city of Lyon is located in the Rhône Valley in South East France. The town offer a nice environment with various UNESCO World Heritage Sites as “Vieux Lyon”, a medieval area built at the foot of “Fourvière” Hill. The recent redevelopment of many green spaces on the Rhône banks has made a great transformation […]