Official Dialogue Feedback to the United Nations 2021 Food Systems Summit
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Edible School Gardens and Urban farming are extremely unifying concepts, affecting the daily lives of citizens as they contain numerous economic and environmental concealed opportunities.
In 2022, the three States entitled to host the European Capital of Culture action are Lithuania, Luxembourg and Serbia. Many of us are on the lookout for deeper and more meaningful travel experiences. Cultural tourism – travel prioritising learning about and appreciating different ways of life is growing in appeal. A major factor in this important facet of cultural identity is the role of food.
How can these two things be combined for synergy?
▶ Talk 1 – ”Community Engagers”
24th of August, 16:00-17:00 CEST
Curator: Julia Dalmadi, Director of Community Programs at Future Food Institute, Germany
🔹 Angela McKee Brown, Executive Director at The Edible Schoolyard Project, USA
🔹 Sally Bourdon, Action Researcher at Fab Lab Barcelona
🔹 Dragana Djuric, Director at National Association of Parents and Teachers of Serbia
🔹 Bjorn Low, Executive Director at Edible Garden City, Singapore
▶ Talk 2 – ”Supportive Partners”
25th of August, 16:00-17:00 CEST
Curator: Mustafa Sherif, Urban Planner at AFRY, Sweden
🔸 Françoise Jacob, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Serbia
🔸 Karine Paris, Coordinator Urban Gardening, CELL – The Transition Hub, Luxembourg
🔸 Jonatan Leer, Head of Food and Tourism Research, University College Absalon, Denmark
🗨 UN Food System Summit Independent Dialogue session
26th of August, 16:00-18:00 CEST
What we’ll talk about….
This Independent Dialogue held in the lead-up to the UN Food Systems Summit is a starting point for identifying challenges and opportunities within a collaborative “Edible school garden” project with Esch2022, Kaunas2022 and NoviSad2022. It builds on two previous talks on the subject and will be followed by a series of roundtable conversations.
27th of August