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News 12 October 2020
Invitation to the online FIT4FOOD2030 Conference

Save the date: on 24 and 25 of November, the FIT4FOOD2030 project invites you to its Final Conference!

This two-day virtual event offers the chance to learn more about the systems approach to food system transformation and gain practical tools and solutions developed by FIT4FOOD2030 throughout its three years of activity.

Two thematic streams bring provide a path through all of our activities:

News 12 October 2020
Join the Sustainable Food Systems Network

Counting over 600 subscribers and welcoming new members every day, the Sustainable Food Systems Network (SFSN) initiated by the FIT4FOOD2030 project is growing into a reference community for those who have an interest in sustainable food systems - join us!

News 8 May 2020
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Food security can be a meaningful topic of engagement that uses as a starting point people’s lives under the measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. FIT4FOOD2030 has gathered a variety of resources to explore the relationship between food systems and the current situation.

News 9 March 2020
Image showing a robotic arm picking fruit

Join a new webinar series from the FIT4FOOD2030 project.

News 10 January 2020
Is this the way our cities are going to work and look in the future?

Transformation towards food systems better prepared for the future is taking place all around Europe in City Labs hosted by science centres and museums and science shops. A new and quirky hand-drawn video shares a glimpse of plans afoot in the 14 cities involved in the FIT4FOOD2030 project.

News 12 November 2019
Cover page of the publication 'European cities leading in urban food systems transformation

The publication ‘European cities leading in urban food systems transformation’ highlights the model currently implemented by 6 Ecsite members across Europe to bring different actors together around the topic of Research and Innovation for future-proof food systems.

News 5 September 2019
Location of City and Food Labs across Europe

Seven new organisations join the project as Food Labs and take up the challenge of citizen engagement and competence building around food systems ready for the future

News 17 July 2019
European Union map showing locations of FIT4FOOD2030 City Labs

Look back on one and a half years of work towards food system transformation and catch a glimpse of what's coming next

Calls 21 June 2019
Members of the City Lab Tartu hosted by Science Centre AHHAA preparing lunch as part of Lab activities

FIT4FOOD2030 seeks to involve 7 organisations that deliver science engagement to participate as Food Labs in the final year of the project. Could your organisation be the one we're looking for? Read on to learn what's in it for you!

News 7 December 2018
City and Policy Lab representatives work together during the third FIT4FOOD2030 training, Amsterdam, 27 November 2018.

City Lab representatives from 7 European countries met in Amsterdam last 26-27 November for two intense days of reflection on the first year of the project and training for the road ahead.

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Digital Spokes magazine

Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #75, April 2022

IN DEPTH: From place to space : libraries and civic engagement by A. Vanautgaerden

LOOKOUT: Tinkering for learning, equity, and social inclusion

COLUMN: Time to pause and reflect on Spokes by C. Franche & M. Xanthoudaki

 

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