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
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Setting the table: a story of food policy innovation
We all have the power to change systems. And it takes brave people to take the lead, take action and transform our food systems. This is the Nordic Food Policy Lab’s essential guide to creating policy playgrounds and pushing the climate agenda. Everyday across the world, food policy experiments take place. Big and small, these … Continue reading Setting the table: a story of food policy innovation
A collaborative framework for food systems transformaiton
The Collaborative Framework for Food Systems Transformation report explains how governments and stakeholders, at national or local levels, can apply a food systems approach to policymaking and implementation. The publication suggests practical and easy-to-follow actions for performing analyses of food systems, expanding or reorienting existing activities, integrating policy interventions, and building effective food systems governance. … Continue reading A collaborative framework for food systems transformaiton
Celebrating 5,000+ Downloads!
We're celebrating the 5,000th download of our Solutions Menu: A Nordic Guide to Sustainable Food Policy! The Solutions Menu brings the most innovative food policy solutions in the Nordic Region together in a single document. It includes 24 policies that aim to change food consumption and intends to inspire new and robust policy responses to … Continue reading Celebrating 5,000+ Downloads!
Takeaways from the Designing Your Menu of Food Policy Solutions for Sustainable Diets Policy Lab @ EAT Stockholm Food Forum
The 2030 due date for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is just 12 years away. Food policy plays a major role in determining whether we will make or break this deadline. But where should we start, how can we broaden our policy repertoire and how can we scale up the ambition level together? The … Continue reading Takeaways from the Designing Your Menu of Food Policy Solutions for Sustainable Diets Policy Lab @ EAT Stockholm Food Forum
Harvesting Bold Solutions: Ten takeaways from the Policy Lab ”Serving-Up Solutions for Agenda 2030” at the UN HLPF
In July 2018, I travelled with the Nordic Food Policy Lab team to the High-level Political Forum in New York. We set up an evening policy lab to discuss concrete solutions on how food can contribute to reaching the SDGs. We have now compiled the key messages from the event so that everyone can be … Continue reading Harvesting Bold Solutions: Ten takeaways from the Policy Lab ”Serving-Up Solutions for Agenda 2030” at the UN HLPF
Is food our greatest collective opportunity to achieve Agenda 2030?
On Monday 16 July, the Nordic Food Policy Lab and the Swedish Government hosted a dinner event during the UN High-level Political Forum in New York. The event, Serving Up Solutions to Agenda 2030: Food as a Golden Opportunity, focused on putting solutions on the table and learning best practices from one another. I was … Continue reading Is food our greatest collective opportunity to achieve Agenda 2030?
Food Policy: What does the gastronomic community have to do with it?
This piece first came out on Haut de Gamme on 20 June 2018. See the original post here. Many chefs would prefer to shy away from politics. Yet the gastronomic community has a major influence on how we farm, what ends up on our plates and how we behave around food. On 11 June 2018, … Continue reading Food Policy: What does the gastronomic community have to do with it?
Solutionism: using tried and tested approaches to confront global challenges
Solutionism: The belief that all difficulties have solutions Solutionist: A solver of problems Wherever I go, I hear people asking for solutions to transforming our food system into a more sustainable one. While there are no silver bullets, I believe that it is important to look at the approaches that are working and understand how … Continue reading Solutionism: using tried and tested approaches to confront global challenges
Nordic Food Policy Lab Newsletter
Remember to sign up for the Nordic Food Policy Lab newsletter, Frontiers of Food, here. Frontiers of Food provides you with the latest updates on the work of me and my colleagues at the Nordic Food Policy Lab, traces and cases of innovative food policy around the world, and thoughts on what's next in food and food policy. … Continue reading Nordic Food Policy Lab Newsletter