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FOODLOGICA to Present at Expo Gate, Expo Milano 2015

FOODLOGICA is honored to give a talk at Expo Milano 2015’s introductory Expo Gate in Milan January 2nd, titled “Farming the City: Agriculture Enters the City” on the relationship between agriculture and cities.

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FOODLOGICA in the Media

Sustainable food is not sustainably transported. FOODLOGICA delivers a new way forward. Find out more by reviewing FOODLOGICA in the media here. Also, WE ARE SEEKING LOCAL CLIENTS IN AMSTERDAM.

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Final FoodMash! August 17

FoodMash is a series of meetups for people committed to a sustainable local food system in Amsterdam. We are excited to announce the fourth and final event, taking place Sunday, August 17th, from 14:30 - 18:00 at OpenCOOP.

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Old Amsterdam Food Tour Goes to School

With support from Stadsdeel Centrum, the new Old Amsterdam Food Tour sprung to life with multiple initiatives. Check out our special workshop and mini-tour with school children and view photos here.

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Old Amsterdam Food Market – Recaptured

Organized to kick-off a new season of the Old Amsterdam Food Tour, the first-ever Old Amsterdam Food Market was a tasty, fun success. Find photos and more recapturing the day below.

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REPORT: PROTOTYPING A FOOD COUNCIL

Using Food as a tool to experiment in democratic innovation – a Food Council prototyped Dec 11th. Read the report here.

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HOLIDAY EDITION: EDIBLE WORKSHOPS

Treat yourself to the gift of DIY urban agriculture knowledge and know-how this holiday season with one, or both, of our featured workshops on growing edibles in urban spaces.

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PROTOTYPING A FOOD COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 11TH

Join us at Pakhuis de Zwijger to explore how a new model of public engagement can make values and priorities of civil society and the bottom-up food revolution better represented in Amsterdam's developing new Food Agenda.

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TASTE THIS! THE FUTURE OF FARMING

a casual meet up on info-exchange on where and what we’ll be farming in the future

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WORKSHOP / FOOD: FRESH

On Friday the 20th of September, we have been working with METABOLIC and Alastair Fuad-Luke on a workshop to map the food habits of our guests. Results were useful to start discussing about fresh and local food consumption.

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FARMING THE CITY – THE BOOK IS OUT!

FARMING THE CITY - FOOD AS A TOOL FOR TODAYS' URBANISATION is published by TrancityˣValiz and shows how food can play a pivotal role in the organization and development of our urban societies and how it can be used as a tool to approach the many challenges inherent in contemporary urban life from a human, locally-oriented perspective.

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HARVEST FESTIVAL: AMSTERDAM OOGST

AMSTERDAM OOGST' - a farmer's market and local harvest event at the Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam-Noord.

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LAUNCHING EXHIBITION – OLD AMSTERDAM FOOD TOUR

It may be really hard to imagine Amsterdam without a single supermarket; however, Amsterdam supplied itself without them, and in the OLD AMSTERDAM FOOD TOUR we travel back in time to see how it managed to

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KAMER VRAGEN – SEMINAR AND WORKSHOP

An experimental workshop on the connection between farmers and city users hosted by Studio/K in Amsterdam in June 2011

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FARMING THE CITY – GLOBAL PLATFORM

Farmingthecity.net was born as a global platform to share knowledge and ideas about urban agriculture in cities all over the world.

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How to Start in Amsterdam – general guidelines

Urban agriculture projects can be of great value to the city. They can strengthen a local community, fight abandonment and neglect, and provide food. When taking part in urban agriculture, however, several procedural requirements should be met. Depending on where the project will be located, and which form of agriculture is carried out, different regulations can apply. Here, the most important aspects will be set out. Note that these are general guidelines. In all cases it is recommended that project promoters take note of the local city district’s required procedural steps for each specific case.

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FOODLOGICA: Expanding in Amsterdam and Growing Globally

In 2015, FOODLOGICA tackles well rounded expansion: expanding our client base in Amsterdam and developing a global FOODLOGICA franchise, pushing sustainable local food systems and clean energy in cities around the world.

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FOODLOGICA OFFICIAL LAUNCH AT SOLAR BOAT PARADE AND WEEK OF ENERGY EVENTS!

Sustainable energy. Local food. Solar power. Electric trikes. And more! Don’t miss FOODLOGICA’s official kick off – September 14th at the Solar Boat Parade’s Square of the Future at Westergasfabriek, and on-scene involvement in Pakhuis de Zwijger’s program-packed Week of Energy! More here.

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FOODLOGICA Begins Local Food Deliveries with Electric Bike

June 2014 FOODLOGICA's local food delivery by electric bicycle becomes a reality in Amsterdam. Learn more here.

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Old Amsterdam Food Tour Dates! June and July!

The Old Amsterdam Food Tour is all new in 2014, featuring 10 local entrepreneurs, tastes, treats and a look into the food landscape of Amsterdam's historic center that links past with present. Read here for more and to reserve your space in upcoming tours this May, June and July!

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Openings for Foodlogica Project!

We are seeking a route planner, as we prototype Foodlogica bike delivery to local quality food businesses starting this June!

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INVITATION! Prototyping A Food Council December 11th

If you had a chance to influence the 2014 Amsterdam Food Future, what priorities would you bring to the table? Come to Pakhuis de Zwijger on Dec. 11th to discover what is at stake.

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SAVE THE DATE – NEXT FOOD MASH!

On January 20th, join Farming the City, in collaboration with Metabolic and BiteMe, for the second Food Mash – a series of knowledge transfer, networking and action planning events aimed at creating a more resilient food system in Amsterdam.

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Food Mash! Local Food Knowledge Transfer and Networking Opportunities

A casual meet up for people committed to a sustainable food system postponed to November 11th @OPENCOOP Tolhuistuin from 6.00 PM to 9.00 PM.

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Old Amsterdam Food Tour (OAFT) on August and September

a city tour that explains Amsterdam’s historic relationship with food and food trade

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EDIBLE STAVANGER EAST

Check the progress of our advisory work to employ food as a tool for waterfront redevelopment in Norway

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URBAN AGRICULTURE SUMMIT / SWEDEN

As Media Partner, FARMING THE CITY worked with the conference host on a report and covered the event with video interviews

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PESTO AND BASIL WORKSHOP / WITH GIUSY

LAter in the summer season, when your basil plant is growing without limits, together with Giusy, we organize the 'Pesto & Basil' workshop, teaching people how to make the homemade pesto of their dreams.

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WORKSHOP: EDIBLES

Build your own edible urban landscape

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CITOPIA FOOD DOCUMENTARIES PROGRAMME

CITOPIA is a film-related initiative that we have been developing since 2010: essentially an event in which an identified group is invited to enjoy screenings in a location that can be considered representative of the film’s content. The magic of this initiative is that it allows the viewers to develop a personal awareness about the film’s theme. Following the screening, CITIES moderates a debate between invited guests and the public.

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URBAN AGRICULTURE IN AMSTERDAM: 19 PROJECTS

Here the results of a detailed investigation into the state of urban agriculture in Amsterdam in 2012. It defines patterns, mechanisms and needs related to the development of urban farming, with a specific focus on opportunities and challenges in Amsterdam.

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WHAT’S THE LOCAL FOOD SYSTEM?

In developing the Farming the City project, CITIES has defined new methods and processes supporting the use of urban agriculture as a tool for addressing today’s urban challenges.

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Urban Agriculture Exchange With Visitors From Malmo, Sweden

Farming the City welcomed an urban agriculture group from Malmo, Sweden November 28th, leading them on a guided tour in Amsterdam to exchange urban agricultural knowledge.

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Old Amsterdam Food Tour at Pop Up Week Amsterdam

On the final day of Pop Up Week Amsterdam 2014 – Sunday, September 28th – you can join a special pop-up Old Amsterdam Food Tour, including all the tour's novelties of taste, place and people in Amsterdam's historic center.

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OLD MILANO FOOD TOUR

In light of Milan's EXPO 2015 focusing on 'feeding the planet: energy for life', Farming the City has organized the OLD MILANO FOOD TOUR. First tours are during Milan Food Week 2014! More here.

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Old Amsterdam Food Tour 2014 Kick-off: April 23rd and 30th!

Nourish the body and mind – tantalizing your taste buds and learning about Amsterdam’s food history in an exploration of the beautiful city center today. Late April, we kick-off the 2014 Old Amsterdam Food Tour! Tours start the 23rd and 30th in both Dutch and English. Find out more!

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OLD AMSTERDAM FOOD MARKET APRIL 12TH

Re-discover your relationship with local food traditions. Taste, prepare, learn and share! Several workshop experiences will bring you back in time when food was the very core of public city life.

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HOLIDAY EDITION: OLD AMSTERDAM FOOD TOUR

This holiday season, we are happy to bring you exclusive opportunities for the Old Amsterdam Food Tour.

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Old Milano Food Tour

Farming the City and Food in the Streets are teaming up to develop the Old Milano Food Tour, realized through research into the relation between urban development and food systems in Milan.

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REPORT OF THE CONGRESS IN SUWON, SOUTH KOREA

REPORT ON FOODLOGICA AT THE ICLEI URBAN MOBILITY CONGRESS

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Urban Agriculture Exploration and Tour: Oslo Food Think Tank in Amsterdam

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CITIES organized a tour to inspire Oslo Food Think Tank on the preparation of a report for the national Norwegian Government

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AN EPILOGUE OF FARMING THE CITY – 2011/2013

In the last three years, FARMING THE CITY developed into a collective of local food strategists to support local food system innovation. In this page we show how we got there and which activities are the most inspiring. Take a closer look at FARMING THE CITY to discover how much you can do when using food as a tool.

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MUSHROOM TREES

Social, environmental and scientific experiment on how to grow mushrooms on coffee grounds and paper, how to use mushrooms to up-cycle urban waste and catalyze the local community. The trees are designed and produced by de Stuurlui Stedenbouw and Groundcondition

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DEBATE: SCALING UP LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS

Today in Amsterdam, a growing number of innovative entrepreneurs are interested in the economic perspective of producing food in the city. However, examples of successful ‘green ecopreneurs’ can seem difficult to find....WHY? And how can we make it better?

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VOEDSELLOGICA (FOODLOGICA) RESEARCH ON LOCAL FOOD LOGISTICS

In April 2012, we worked on a research on local food transport in Amsterdam: the logic of food to think about new urban standards - CITIES' proposal to UPSCALE urban food streams

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VOORUIT MET VOEDSEL – EVENT / REPORT

In February 2012 at the In holland University, we co-organized an afternoon of inspiration to think about the future of urban agriculture in Amsterdam and reflect upon the previous urban food policy "proeftuin"

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The potential of Amsterdam’s urban infrastructure for city farming

One of the key tasks of Farming the City was to explore Amsterdam’s existing urban infrastructure, and to evaluate its potential for city farming. We also considered, again with reference to the Amsterdam cityscape, how to maximise the many benefits urban agriculture can bring to the city.

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An analysis of Amsterdam Local Food System

If we focus the attention on the city of Amsterdam, we notice that when the local food system is taken into consideration, many projects address themselves mostly towards sourcing and consuming food. Is this a limit? O is it an opportunity?

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