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Foodlinks conference: Programme now online

(24.07.2013) 

The programme of the Foodlinks conference to take place October 16, 2013 in Brussels is now online. Download Programme read more



New report: Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement in Europe: An Action Plan for Sustainability.

(02.07.2013) 

The Revaluing Public Food Procurement CoP of the Foodlinks project has published a new and innovative report: "Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement in Europe: An Action Plan for Sustainability." This is the outcome of a... read more



Foodlinks conference in October: Online registration now available

(04.06.2013) 

The final conference of the Foodlinks project, titled "Sustainable food communities of practice – meet and eat" will take place October 16, 2013 in Brussels. The conference is organized by the Research Institute... read more



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Join our Working Group at the ESRS Congress in Florence 29 July - 1 August

(04.06.2013) 

The Foodlinks project is organising a working group at the XXV European Society of Rural Sociology (ESRS) Congress in Florence, Italy. The congress, which is entitled "Rural resilience and vulnerability: the rural as locus of... read more



COP Public Food Procurement - New mailing

(17.04.2013) 

The Foodlinks Community of Practice (CoP) "Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement (RPP CoP) " has now issued a new Mailing which informs about the activties of the COP. More information Contact: Julie Smith, London... read more



October 17, 2013: Foodlinks workshop and final project meeting in Brussels

(17.03.2013) 

On October 17, 2013, a Foodlinks workshop and final project meeting will take place in Brussels. It follows the Foodlinks conference on October 16, 2013. Contact Bettina Bock, Wageningen University and Research Centre,... read more



New: Pictures from Foodlinks events now available online

(17.03.2013) 

A number of pictures from Foodlinks project, taken by Femke Hoekstra of Wageningen University are available online at Flickr and can be viewed under the links listed on the right. Contact Femke Hoekstra, Wageningen University... read more



Fourth newsletter of the Foodlinks project now online

(14.03.2013) 

The fourth issue of the Foodlinks News contains articles on recent activities and upcoming events. More information Foodlinks News No 4, March 2013Contact: Femke Hoekstra, Wageningen University and Research Centre read more



March 12, 2013: Webinar "Urban Food Strategies: Frameworks and Governance"

(25.02.2013) 

In the framework of the European projects Foodlinks and Purefood, which promote research and practice on sustainable food systems, a webinar on Urban Food Strategies to explore recent and ongoing research in this field will be... read more



Mailing of the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement COP

(01.02.2013) 

The first mailing in 2013 of the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement COP contains some of the latest postings from the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement site on the Knowledge Hub. This mailing is intended to provide... read more



Third newsletter of the Foodlinks project now online

(20.12.2012) 

The third issue of the Foodlinks News contains articles on recent activities and upcoming events. More information Foodlinks News No 3, December 2012 Contact: Femke Hoekstra, Wageningen University and Research Centre read more



April 23-25, 2013: Foodlinks project meeting in Edinburgh

(17.12.2012) 

The fifth meeting of the Foodlinks project took place April 23-25, 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was  organized by the Science and Knowledge Management Unit of the Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services... read more



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Public sector food procurement and preparation in the municipality of Tukums, Latvia

(22.11.2012) 

The municipality of Tukums in Latvia, a partner in the Foodlinks project, is aiming at increasing the supply of healthy and environmentally-friendly produced food in public institutions.  read more



Cardiff University: PhD scholarships to strengthen and expand research on Food and Sustainable City-Regions

(22.11.2012) 

The School of Planning and Geography has been awarded eight President’s Research Scholarships as part of a Cardiff University scheme that aims to promote excellence and impact of research in all academic disciplines. Six of these... read more



Third mailing from the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement CoP

(11.11.2012) 

The third mailing of Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement CoP contains some of the latest postings from the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement site on the Knowledge Hub. Those who visit the site regularly will already... read more



November 27-28, 2012: Meeting of Foodlinks CoPs

(01.11.2012) 

On November 27 and 28, a joint meeting of the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement CoP and the Urban Food Strategies CoP will take place in Malmö, Sweden.  read more



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New on Wikipedia: Short food supply chains

(24.10.2012) 

The Foodlinks CoP "Short Food Food Supply chains" has recently created page on Wikipedia. The page on short food supply chains informs its readers about the origin of the concept, has examples of short food supply... read more



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Cardiff University: Applications for research scholarships welcomed - project "Food and Sustainable City-Regions"

(21.10.2012) 

The Cardiff School of Planning and Geography has been awarded six President’s Research Scholarships (CPLAN)  as part of a Cardiff University scheme that aims to promote excellence and impact of research in all academic... read more



Foodlinks News 2/2012 now available

(06.10.2012) 

The latest Newsletter of the Foodlinks project contains information on the project meeting in Spain in September 2012, a list of upcoming and past events, stories of value creation from the urban food strategies CoP, new library... read more



Project members at the meeting in Spain 2012

Fourth Foodlinks project meeting in September in Spain: Peri-urban agriculture, local markets and healthy food

(01.10.2012) 

The Foodlinks members held their 4th project meeting in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), European Green Capital 2012.  read more



Foodlinks project flyer

(28.09.2012) 

A foodlinks project flyer is now available and can be downloaded at this website. Link The Foodlinks project – using knowledge networks to promote sustainable food  read more



September 11–14, 2012: Fourth Foodlinks project meeting in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

(06.09.2012) 

The 4th Foodlinks project meeting will take place in September 2012 in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The fourth meeting has a particular focus on building knowledge between the three communities of practice (COPs) – revaluing public... read more



CoP Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement: Second mailing

(28.08.2012) 

The second mailing of the CoP "Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement"  was sent out end of August, I contains some of the latest postings from the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement site on the Knowledge... read more



Presentation on the Reform of EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP2020) – towards a sustainable food policy

(26.06.2012) 

At a webinar of the Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement COP in June 2012,  a talk on the CAP reform, ‘Reform of EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP2020) – towards a sustainable food policy?’ was presented by Robert... read more



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First edition of the Foodlinks News now available

(19.06.2012) 

The first edition of the Foodlinks News contains updates on the activities of the Foodlinks project and its communities. The newsletter can be downloaded here. Further information Contact Femke Hoekstra, Wageningen... read more



Foodlinks Conference "Public Procurement of Sustainable Food" - Presentations now online

(23.05.2012) 

In May 2012 a Foodlinks conference took place in London, UK. The papers presented at this conference are now available at this website. read more



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New broshure about the Foodlinks project

(09.05.2012) 

Link or sink: taking an integrated approach to sustainable food systems read more



May 10, 2012: Foodlinks Conference "Public Procurement of Sustainable Food" in London, UK

(18.04.2012) 

The Conference "Public Procurement of Sustainable Food" of the Foodlinks project took place in London on May 10, 2012. It was organized by the City University London.  read more



New at the Foodlinks website: RSS feed

(17.04.2012) 

RSS is an easy way for you to always keep up-to-date with Foodlinks news. read more



Picture: Participants of the third meeting of the FOODLINKS project in Pisa, Itlay, February 14-17, 2012

Third project meeting of the Foodlinks project in Pisa, Italy, February 2012

(01.04.2012) 

The third project meeting of the Foodlinks project took place in Pisa, Italy. A video with an interview with City University's David Barling on the meeting in Pisa is available, furthermore a range of pictures of the meetings.... read more



Documents of the meeting of the CoP Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement now online

(16.02.2012) 

The presentaetions from the Foodlinks CoP Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement (RPP CoP) meeting held in Pisa in February 2012 can now be accessed. More information Contact Julie Smith, City University... read more