Local Action Plans

After an European tour of sustainable food initiatives, each partner of the “Sustainable Food in Urban Communities” realised a Local Action Plan (LAP). A LAP summary is available in English – the perfect tool to have an overview of each partner’s Local Action Plan. (City Context, Description of the process, Content of the Local Action […]

A collective brand for local food : “Le Lyonnais, Monts et Coteaux”

Created in 2007, the brand “Le Lyonnais, Monts et Coteaux” promotes local food related businesses and refers to a rural area situated in between two major urban areas of Lyon and St Etienne. Supported by local authorities and gathering more than 140 companies, the brand is a global development tool to leverage on economic, social, […]

Marché sur l’eau

Marché sur l’eau selected farms in the periurban area outside Paris and close to the canals in order to carry by boat fruits and vegetables and deliver them to the market in the center of the city, reaching directly the consumers.

Vert Chez Vous

Vert chez vous developed a strategy to make delivery of the last mile eco-responsible. It is based on the implementation of management tools and on the improvement of delivering goods using eco-vehicles

URBACT markets

It’s a URBACT project with aim to make urban markets a driver of employment and entrepreneurship, urban regeneration, and low carbon economies in cities

Partner cities meet to “Deliver” sustainable food in Gothenburg

Amersfoort was host city for the second transnational meeting of the Urbact sustainable food project for urban communities from 23 th to 25th of April. During the kick-off meeting several key note speakers shared there expertise on urban and local food systems: Wageningen University researcher Jan Willem van der Schans inspired the partners with some […]