As part of its programme to promote sustainable food strategies, the Municipality of Florence has developed an innovative project: “My school without waste”.
Organic Action Plan launched by the EU: Organic Cities Network Europe welcomes the initiative - Comment from Claudio Serafini
On 25 March 2021, the European Commission presented its action plan to boost organic production. We analysed the Action Plan and extracted what it says about the role of organic cities in achieving its aims.
In early February 2021, the European Committee of the Regions set out its proposals for farming of the future under the mantel of "agro-ecology".
The Municipality of Loro Ciuffenna is particularly sensitive to issues of environmental protection and sustainability, as demonstrated not only by its membership of Organic Cities Network Europe, but also in the Pesticide-Free Towns Network, which has led to the adoption of a general ban on the use of glyphosate-based herbicides throughout the municipality. In 2009 ...Read More
The City State of Bremen joined the Organic Cities Network Europe in March 2021. It is, however, no stranger to the organic cause. In this article, we present some of the projects that Bremen has initiated under the motto of "BioStadt Bremen". The Training Kitchen The “Training Kitchen” is where staff from the communal catering sector ...Read More
On 23 March 2021, Bremen became the latest member of the Organic Cities Network Europe. We asked at Bremen City Council what motivated Bremen to join the European network.
by Gabriella Piccinni The search for good government and the common good, that is, the subordination of private interest to that of the community, has traversed the history of Western thought as one of the greatest themes of political reflection of all time. To these themes and concepts of universal value the painter Ambrogio ...Read More
The northern English town of Preston has “taken back control” of its procurement strategy and handed over 100% of contracts to local businesses. Could this be a model for other cities across Europe? Named the most improved city and top of the Good Growth for Cities index, Preston shows that, despite Brexit, it is able to ...Read More
Why are organic cities so important? What do the cities and municipalities around Europe actually do to promote the organic cause? The Berlin-based production company, Schwarzer Panther Film, set out to do just that. The result: Organic Cities launches video to explain the contribution of Organic Cities Network Europe to the future of both our ...Read More