Amersfoort update november 2013

What’s going on in Amersfoort the last months? Sustainable local food initiatives are ‘growing’ 1) City farmer Wytze Nauta of Eemstadboerderij proudly harvested his first potatoes, pumpkins and sugar corn in the new district of Amersfoort (Vathorst). On 22 th of september inhabitants of Vathorst had the opportunity to harvest their own produce. People enjoyed […]

Beyond food… Field trip in Montpellier for the 5th conference on Food Urban Planning

AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning) 5th conference on Food Urban Planning took place in Montpellier the 28th and 29th of October and gather the scientific community at the cross roads of urban planning and agriculture. A challenge in some way as agriculture and the city have always been historical enemies and two separate […]

Geitmyra School Garden – “Growing” at Oslo

10.09.2013 By the public transport we went to “Geitmyra School Garden”, an area where can have a bet to plant. But what’s special about is, that the School children get lessons and exercises from the staff and from teachers over there. So they can participate and get insights in bee-keeping or a workshop about the […]

Geitmyra Kitchen – “Growing” at Oslo

10.09.2013 Next to the garden an educational kitchen is placed. Surrounded by the living houses you can find a cage with chicken and plant houses. School classes could come here for one week in which they cook together with committed teachers. But everything is very cozy and lovely in it’s appearance. For understanding where our […]

Sogn Allotment Garden Lodge – “Growing” at Oslo

10.09.2013 To see how broad the availability to growing places in Oslo could be, the last excursion this day has been the “Sogn Allotment Garden Lodge”, a place where people come in summer time. Next to that we’ve seen before that area has shown us an interesting contrast. The people over there use it more […]

Olso meeting wrap-up…

Recording of the short synthesis presented by François Jégou as a wrap-up of the Olso transnational meeting…

Working for Oslo “Growing” meeting

Last 3rd september a new meeting of Messina’s LSG was held: Choose your keywords for “Growing” was the theme of the meeting. The tasks were focused about the meaning of Growing theme for each partner and the real experiences that everyone has developed about that. A brief summary of previous steps was explained especially for […]

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Calling for sustainable food projects in Brussels

Brussels Environment just launched a new call for innovative projects that encourage behavioural change for more sustainable food consumption, open to associations, businesses, public bodies, individuals… (not schools) – Deadline: Monday, 30/09/13 at 11:00. You can get ideas below from projects supported in previous years (click on the pictures for detailed factsheets in French or […]

Vaslui – Easter Eggs.Icons

As usual in the last 10 years, Vaslui Municipality, in collaboration with “The County Center for Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture” and  “County Museum – Stefan cel Mare” organised the “Easter eggs. Icons” Festival that presents to the audience authentic values from Moldova, related to the Easter holidays. It’s primarily target is to illustrate […]