Wrap-up: Nachbarschaft, Local Economies and Local Heroes – 30 June

In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learn about real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month we focused on building community around innovative ideas and sustainable action. We were glad to have some local and international changemakers on the call to share with us their process and 

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Recap: Solidarity Agriculture & Social Businesses – Food in the City Meetup 26 May

In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learn about real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month we focused on Solidarity Agriculture and Social Businesses that are feeding the city. Our conversation spanned labor rights, accessibility, expansion and growth, as well as food education. It was a dense 

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A Shift Away from Traditional Curriculum Learning

A Shift Away from Traditional Curriculum Learning  Farmlyplace provides learning opportunities that stray away from the traditional curriculum and move towards a more effective learning strategy that aims to work with each unique student’s interests and learning abilities.  The future of education is supported by Farmlyplace. More education providers are challenging teaching norms and realizing 

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Wrap-up: Urban Design and Architecture for Food Security – 28 April

Wrap-up: Urban Design and Architecture for Food Security – 28 April In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learn about real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month we focused on Urban Design and the use of public and built space for food production. We are glad to 

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Kiezfarm and the concept of a “purpose-driven economy”

What is the Fourth Sector? Most economies follow the same outline, organizing themselves into three sectors: the public, that of the government; private, which are private businesses; and, non-profits, such as charities. Until recently, no one had considered a fourth sector. A sector that, like all revolutions, has been emerging on its own out of 

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Wrap-up of Biophilic Design – February at Food in the City

In our monthly ‘Food in the city’ meetups, we learned about sustainable concepts through real-life projects and the tangible work of our speakers & participants. This month was Biophilic design in focus. We are glad to host fellow Biophilic design enthusiasts from a variety of backgrounds. Their projects covered arts, architecture, engineering, and entertainment and 

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Food in the City – January 2021 Meetup – Circular Economy

‘Food in the city, 2021 meetups’ kicked off well as 64 circular economy enthusiasts joined us virtually on the last Wednesday of January. This international discussion brought us perspectives from different parts of the world – from Lebanon and London to the US and Spain – around the topic of circular design practices in food 

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Three food start-ups changing the food system game

Last year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we moved our Food in the City meetups online. With almost every aspect of our existence now pushed online and made digital, we weren’t sure the level of enthusiasm for online events still existent amongst our meetup members. Yet, we were pleasantly surprised and inspired by all 

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