Food 4 Thought

The Food4Thought: Second partners’ meeting with news and developments

In late March, the city of Lecce, Italy, played host to the second transnational meeting of the Food4Thought project consortium, an Erasmus+ initiative aimed at educating young minds about the benefits of urban agriculture. Held at the CeFAS community centre, right next to CeFAS’s vegetable garden, the meeting marked the completion of the comprehensive training pack. This resource aims to equip youth with the knowledge and skills needed to embark on the journey of urban farming, covering everything from composting techniques to navigating local regulations.

Central to the project’s mission is the development of an e-learning platform set to promote an easy and engaging way for learning urban agriculture. Designed to cater to beginners and practitioners, the platform will feature an array of interactive resources, including 18 tutorials on cultivating vegetables. Beyond mere instruction, it promises a holistic learning experience, incorporating insights into marketing strategies and local legislature. With partners from diverse backgrounds pooling their expertise, this platform is poised to empower a new generation of urban farmers, fostering sustainability and community engagement in the urban environment.

Looking forward, we’re excited about the upcoming launch of the Food4Thought website and learning platform. These digital tools will play a crucial role in simplifying urban agriculture, making it more accessible to young people. By combining technology with traditional farming methods, Food4Thought aims to pave the way for a more sustainable future. Join us as we work to cultivate knowledge, build communities, and foster positive change. 


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