14 04, 2021

Urban rooftop farming: Paris supports Green’elle

2021-06-07T10:49:27+02:0014 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

26 02, 2021

Preston model soon in Europe?

2021-06-07T10:49:29+02:0026 February 2021|Opinion, Regional value creation|Comments Off on Preston model soon in Europe?

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

26 01, 2021

Two spokespersons – one voice

2021-06-07T10:49:33+02:0026 January 2021|Fresh, Regional value creation|Comments Off on Two spokespersons – one voice

On November 23, 2020, at this year’s autumn meeting, the German Bio-Städte network appointed two new spokespersons. Ronny Meyer, the State Councillor for Environment and Transport from Bremen, and the Augsburg-based Reiner Erben, Officer for Sustainability, Environment, Climate and Health, were chosen to represent the 21 German organic cities. The new dual leadership bridges the ...Read More

7 01, 2021

Organic Cities Network Europe presentation at Palazzo Vecchio

2021-06-07T10:49:34+02:007 January 2021|Regional value creation|Comments Off on Organic Cities Network Europe presentation at Palazzo Vecchio

On 6 and 7 December 2018, the first Organic Cities Network Europe event was held in the Florence City Hall. In attendance were the representatives and administrators of the founding cities and organisations of the European-wide network.

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