This November, following the COP26 Summit, WWF-UK and How To Academy will join forces to present a series of virtual events inviting you to learn more about the climate crisis and the steps you can take to make a positive impact on nature as part of your everyday life. The climate crisis is not an abstract problem … Continue reading How To Change the Future of Our Food
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
How do we navigate the future of food? Rather than speaking about one specific technology or idea, I want to show that we have so many different potential entry points and solutions to choose from. Change the World is the How To Academy's flagship conference that brings together the inspirational individuals and organisations forging a … Continue reading Speaking at the Change the World 2020 Conference
How can we think about the future in the context of food? What should we pay attention to? What signals are important and what is just noise? On 4 September, I will be participating in Latvia's conversation festival, Lampa. Together with a leading researcher on Baltic food systems and the owner of a butcher shop, … Continue reading Future of Food discussions at Lampa, Latvia’s conversation festival
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
This is so exciting that I wanted to share the news with you! I am doing some work as a Consultant Researcher for the Curt Bergfors Food Planet Prize. I'm on the prowl for transformative innovations that have the potential to disrupt and transform the food system. Do you know of an organization or company … Continue reading Is your idea transformative enough to win 1 million USD?
24-hours of food innovation. 100 participants from Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Netherlands, Croatia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Saudi Arabia. New ideas for more sustainable food industry solutions. This is what the Future of Food Hackathon was all about. https://vimeo.com/395724699 My keynote speech was entitled "The delicate art of repairing an airplane whilst … Continue reading Find out what you missed at the Future of Food Hackathon
Today we kicked off Future Trends of Food in the Nordic-Baltic Region, an exciting new project with the ambitious goal of changing current food production, dietary preferences and consumption habits in the region to a healthier, smarter and digitally trained system. Such a system requires using the full potential of AI-enabled solutions where the prerequisite … Continue reading Future Trends of Food in the Nordic-Baltic Region
Participatory multi-stakeholder processes are an indispensable part of food system transformation. However, bringing diverse groups of people together is no easy task. During the “Towards healthy and sustainable food systems in the Baltic region” workshop held in Riga from 27 February to 1 March 2019, we brought together determined and energetic stakeholders to take stock … Continue reading A food systems approach to healthy and sustainable diets in the Baltic region
Never shy away from setting ambitious goals! I just received this lovely email from a Senior Editor at Springer Nature Publishing: "I wanted to touch base to send congratulations since your book, Edible Insects in Sustainable Food Systems, just passed the 30,000 individual downloads mark. This is a major accomplishment since the average Springer book … Continue reading We’ve surpassed the 30,000 individual downloads mark!