How can food education in school foster a new generation of citizens aware of food sustainability and health? Let’s figure it out! 25 February 2021, online
Children are the citizens of tomorrow. Raising their awareness is key in fostering a new generation of consumers conscious of the impact of food on health, the environment, and climate change.
On 25 February from 12-13:30 CEST, FoodSHIFT2030 will present the educational initiatives of FoodSHIFT Labs in Athens and Copenhagen exploring childhood obesity prevention and the innovative Food Schools. The UK-based charity ‘School Food Matters’ will present its Fresh Enterprise 2020 aiming at unearthing the next generation of food entrepreneurs in London.
FoodShift2030 will launch an ambitious, citizen-driven transition of Europe’s food system to a low carbon, circular future. This Horizon 2020 project is promoting food systems innovations in nine cities across Europe. Follow the project on social media using @FoodSHIFT2030 on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
IFOAM Organics Europe contributes to the conceptual framework for further development of governance strategies and food policy strategies. We will also disseminate project outputs within the organic network and at our main events.
FoodShift2030 has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 862716. This communication only reflects the author’s view. The Research Executive Agency is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information provided.