REFRAME

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On April 19th and 20th 2016, the municipality of Groningen as the lead beneficiary of the REFRAME project, in the city of Groningen hosted the project’s kick-off event. Central aim of the REFRAME project is to build new regional food chains and thus to create new innovation potential for food related SMEs in rural areas of NSR.

The Project Accelerator: a project and internship platform

12 March 2019
Thinking Growth

ProjektAcceleratoren can be regarded as a platform which takes steps towards creating better conditions for food related companies so that they can get new knowledge, inspiration and attract new emplo…

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Natural resource schools as competence centers

06 March 2019
Thinking Growth

How can we create an open environment where different organizations can collaborate and develop new ideas? Where can students be enlightened about new research results and contribute to new methods an…

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Influencing behavioral change through effective communication strategies

01 March 2019
Thinking Growth

The REFRAME project aims at establishing regional cooperative arrangements between regional suppliers and large-scale consumers. At the moment, however, regionally produced food is only a small part o…

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Danish legislation on small-scale local food production and sale

22 February 2019
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As a major food exporting nation, Denmark has a long record of developing legislation-based regulation of farming and food production for the purposes of controlling diseases in husbandry, animal welf…

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Dorpstuun: a multifunctional green meeting place

12 February 2019
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The green meeting place where a flower/picking/ experience/learning/school/vegetable/ folk/butterfly/bee and moving garden come together. The garden is used as a means of improving the quality of life…

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Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems

17 January 2019
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On January 16th, 37 renowned scientist and experts from sixteen countries published an article about their report in the medical journal The Lancet: Food in the Antropocene, a comprehensive analysis o…

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Promoting local food products in an urban environment

10 January 2019
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In 2018, master student Sara Smaal graduated at the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research with her master thesis on relationships between urban restaurants and local suppliers and ways i…

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Fourth Reframe Report: general overview of our progress

06 January 2019
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This period the Reframe project picked up speed and is delivering results. The Reframe project started with the ambition to re-connect regional food production with urban demand, to stimulate SMEs to …

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Healthy and sustainable food in institutional kitchens

31 December 2018
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Purchasing products from smaller and more local producers is still a challenge for institutional kitchens. However, hospital AZ Zeno and hotel school Ter Groene Poorte prove that it is possible.

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Where does your Christmas Dinner come from?

18 December 2018
Thinking Growth

Have you thought about where the products for your Christmas dinner come from? Many of the products which you can find in the supermarkets have travelled thousands of kilometers before ending up on yo…

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