Sustainable Food in Tourism

What will the purpose of regional food in tomorrow´s tourism be? Today, I'm at the Nordic Food in Tourism conference in Iceland! My talk is about how we can better communicate the environmenal impacts associated with food systems. More about Nordic Food in Tourism: Nordic Food in Tourism is a project that consists of Nordic … Continue reading Sustainable Food in Tourism

Eight opportunities for Nordic collaboration of sustainable food systems

The project Towards sustainable Nordic food systems explored what's next in developing and implementing strategies to promote sustainable Nordic food systems. This was done through a series of dialogues between researchers and food system actors in the Nordic countries. The project was led by Amanda Wood from Stockholm Resilience Centre and supported by the Nordic … Continue reading Eight opportunities for Nordic collaboration of sustainable food systems

South London’s Changing Landscape – #2

When you want to find out about teenagers’ lifestyles and daily habits, observe them. And when you want to find out about their food choices, ask them. This was our motto in our latest foodscape research in London, and our findings surprisingly had very little to do with food. Our project in South London – … Continue reading South London’s Changing Landscape – #2

See you at CFS46!

From 14-18 October, I will be attending the 46th Session of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS46) in Rome. For me, the highlight of CFS46 is our side-event on obesogenic environments. The event is co-organized between Gehl, UNICEF, the Brazilian Ministry of Health and World Obesity Federation. Food systems are threatening human and planetary … Continue reading See you at CFS46!

South London’s Changing Foodscape – #1

It’s been five hours since lunch, you’re running for the train and your stomach is rumbling! You must eat but the only thing in sight is fast food. It’s not ideal and certainly not healthy, but it does the trick until you get home for dinner. This is a familiar scenario for many of us … Continue reading South London’s Changing Foodscape – #1

Linking Cities and Obesogenic Behavior

Can a better understanding of the built environment help us to design the foodscape for healthy eating habits and ultimately good everyday lives? I am currently doing some work with Gehl, a well-known urban design consultancy, which looks into how the structure and design of cities impacts the way we eat. The interdependent relationship between … Continue reading Linking Cities and Obesogenic Behavior