28 03, 2021

European Green Deal: Commission boost for canteens

2021-06-07T10:49:28+02:0028 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.

2 02, 2021

Organic uptake in public kitchens – BioBitte showcases best practice

2021-06-07T10:49:32+02:002 February 2021|Canteen life|Comments Off on Organic uptake in public kitchens – BioBitte showcases best practice

In January 2021, the BioBitte initiative started publishing a series of portraits to showcase municipal and public kitchens that have successfully increased the share of organic food

1 02, 2021

Paris Sustainable Food Plan 5 years on – how did it do?

2021-06-07T10:49:32+02:001 February 2021|Canteen life, Sustainable Food Plans|Comments Off on Paris Sustainable Food Plan 5 years on – how did it do?

In 2015, the City of Paris set itself the target of achieving 50% sustainable food in its 1,300 community restaurants by 2020. So, how did it get on?

13 12, 2020

BIOCANTEENS: How one city went 100% organic at no extra cost

2021-06-07T10:49:34+02:0013 December 2020|Canteen life|Comments Off on BIOCANTEENS: How one city went 100% organic at no extra cost

For those familiar with Asterix comics, Mouans-Sartoux (FR) could be compared to a small sustainable city, surrounded by the rather unsustainable French Riviera, where it’s all about real estate interest, high pressure on land use and mass tourism. At the core of the city’s sustainable food project Good Practice, is a canteen serving one thousand ...Read More

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