16 12, 2022

Meeting of minds – Organic Cities visits Agriculture Commissioner

2022-12-16T14:57:20+01:0016 December 2022|Action Plan, Fresh|Comments Off on Meeting of minds – Organic Cities visits Agriculture Commissioner

There was a very good atmosphere when representatives of Organic Cities met Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski.

28 09, 2022

EU Organic Awards: Seeham wins Best Organic City

2022-09-28T17:48:21+02:0028 September 2022|EU Organic Awards|Comments Off on EU Organic Awards: Seeham wins Best Organic City

The European Commission has unveiled the winners of the first ever EU Organic Awards, awarding Seeham the prize of Best Organic City. Seeham, located in the northwest of Austria, is a founding member of Organic Cities Network Europe. Public canteens in the city, kindergartens and schools cook and serve 100% organic food. There is also intensive ...Read More

12 04, 2022

Diego Canga Fano invites submissions to EU Organic Awards

2022-04-12T10:54:20+02:0012 April 2022|EU Organic Awards|Comments Off on Diego Canga Fano invites submissions to EU Organic Awards

In an email to potential candidates, Diego Canga Fano, Principal Advisor, European Commission DG Agriculture & Rural Development, issued an invitation to eligible organic cities to submit applications for the new EU Organic Awards.

7 06, 2021

Organic Cities to speak at EESC Action Plan conference

2022-02-07T16:26:59+01:007 June 2021|Action Plan|Comments Off on Organic Cities to speak at EESC Action Plan conference

Claudio Serafini, the Director of Organic Cities Network Europe, is to speak at an online public hearing organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 11 June 2021 on the ongoing preparation work for its opinion Action Plan for the development of EU organic production.

14 04, 2021

Urban rooftop farming: Paris supports Green’elle

2022-02-07T16:26:59+01:0014 April 2021|Regional value creation|Comments Off on Urban rooftop farming: Paris supports Green’elle

Urban rooftop farming is one of the many initiatives aiming to improve the uptake of organic food in cities. But it is not always received with open arms, as the experience with the Greenelle reservoir project in Paris shows

13 04, 2021

“My school without waste”: sustainable food strategy in Florence

2022-02-07T16:26:59+01:0013 April 2021|Sustainable Food Plans|Comments Off on “My school without waste”: sustainable food strategy in Florence

As part of its programme to promote sustainable food strategies, the Municipality of Florence has developed an innovative project: “My school without waste”.

28 03, 2021

European Green Deal: Commission boost for canteens

2022-02-07T16:26:59+01:0028 March 2021|Canteen life|Comments Off on European Green Deal: Commission boost for canteens

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.

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