Sustainable Food Planning

Fashioning a sustainable food system is one of the most compelling challenges of the 21st Century.  Because of its multi-functional character, food is an ideal medium through which to design sustainable places, be they urban, rural or per-urban places.  For all these reasons, food planning is now bringing people together from a diverse range of backgrounds, including planners, policy-makers, politicians, designers, health professionals, environmentalists, farmers, food businesses, and civil society activists among many others.

SFP Mailing List Launched

Published at: 21 January 2017

 

 The AESOP Sustainable Food Planning group has launched its official mailing list. Old and new members are invited to subscribe.

Annual Report 2016

Published at: 16 January 2017

Food planning is  gaining momentum in the profession and in academia. It has grown into an inter- and
trans-disciplinary field of research and education bringing together policy
makers, scholars and practitioners from all over the globe.

Berlin Seminar

Published at: 10 January 2017

Berlin March 23 and 24th first meeting of our new network for PhD students and young professionals

New books

Published at: 29 November 2016

Two new books on urban food planning

Regional Outreach Coordinators

Published at: 25 November 2016

The coordination group of the AESOP Sustainable Food Planning group is looking for regional coordinators. The role will include: helping with...

Aims

This Group aims to bring together academics, policy-makers and practitioners from an international audience and provide a forum for discussion and development of sustainable food systems.  Fashioning a sustainable food system is one of the most compelling challenges of the 21st Century.  Because of its multi-functional character, food is an ideal medium through which to design sustainable places, be they urban, rural or per-urban places.

Meetings

Meetings are held annually, hosted in different cities.  The four meetings that have been held so far have attracted between 80-100 participants and discussed a wide variety of issues within sustainable food planning.  Further details of keynote speakers and all of the meeting presentations can be found in the blog posts.

Coordinated by: Prof. Dr. Arnold van der Valk

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