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City connects with farmers for good, fresh & healthy food and farmers meet the citizens for sharing knowledge and understanding the needs for a continuous local agriculture instead of industry.
CASE STAGE: Design
LOCATION: City of Antwerp (Belgium)
TRANSITION CONNECTION: Yes
GOVERNANCE: Not defined
Food, local economy, jobs, internet, market, meeting, learning, social, city, farm, knowledge, cultural, equality, honesty, transparent, natural, health.
One citizen, idea, internet, website, farmers in the area, local product, catalogue on website, citizen get customers, customers order through internet, weekly come together, social happening, workshops, socio-cultural agriculture, more citizens, more farmers, more different areas, more local jobs, more healthy people.
DOMAINS: Food and agriculture, Raising awareness about sustainability, climate change, healthy living, environmental issues, etc., Health, Economy, Community work, Systemic Change (not focused on particular projects).
MiT note – Promoting a network of local food/community-supported agriculture. No need for phase 2 (no specific tool/framework identified or need of more information). Not suitable for pilot (unless the food context is considered valuable and there is the confirmation of the desire to deepen connections with municipalities).