Arable farming student from Aeres University of Applied Sciences with tomatoes in greenhouse

The Table is Set! Conference on Food Identity and European Cities

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This conference offers interactive presentations and debates between researchers, city representatives and food practitioners on new trends in the food system and cities’ role in it. The conference has a central focus on food identity and sociocultural inclusion within the specific setting of Almere as a highly diverse multicultural society. Also inspiring experiences from other cities across Europe are highlighted. The afternoon programme offers a range of interactive workshops highlighting the latest trends and advances in food policy, research, and emerging food practices. 

  • Location: Floriade Expo 2022, Almere, the Netherlands.
  • Entrance and participation is free but registration required


Morning: Interactive presentations

  • From Carrot Stew to Sopropo: The Changing Appetite of Almere
  • What lessons can we learn from cities?
  • Almere as Innovation Lab
  • Unity in diversity: fostering more sustainable territorial food systems through diversification

Afternoon: Workshops

Innovation workshops: Discussing research and cities’ latest trends. Such as:

  • Master Class with Carolyn Steel
  • Cooking demonstration on Sustainable gastronomy and Decolonial Food
  • Aeres Citizen's Lab: How does Sensory experience influence your food behavior?
  • Ecological Footprint calculator: basis for a sustainable future?

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This conference is in collaboration with Aeres University of Applied Sciences.