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SPI of the month: Tamar Grow Local (UK)

SPI of the month: Tamar Grow Local (UK)

Our VISIONARY team at University of Exeter (UK) is collaborating with Tamar Grow Local (TGL), a ‘not-for-profit’ Community Interest Company (CIC), to conduct research on the role of local food in promoting sustainability. TGL operates in the Tamar Valley, an area of...

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Introducing… UPV

Introducing… UPV

Once a month, we are introducing one of our consortium partners and their role in our project - starting with Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), VISIONARY's project coordinator: The UPV researchers in this project are part of the Department of Economics and...

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Our Initial Conceptual Framework is out

For the past months, the VISIONARY consortium partners have been hard at work to create our Initial Conceptual Framework. Learn more about our theoretical and conceptual foundations, the systemic character of the food system and its transitions towards sustainability,...

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Watch this space for upcoming publications.

Case Studies

Farmer-Miller-Baker network

Farmer-Miller-Baker network is a database and map that helps the various players in the bread product line get to know each other better, and share their experiences and needs. It supports the value chain from organic grain and flour ...

SolBun Cooperative

The SolBun Cooperative is a start-up cooperative that was set up at the end of 2020 and is made up of 5 small producers (> 5ha per farm) – vegetables and dairy. In the past 3 years, the cooperative went through a maturing ...

Sustainable milk production in dairy cooperatives

Through the analysis of the experiences of various dairy cooperatives, the aim is to provide knowledge on a number of aspects related to sustainable cooperative milk production: reduction of the carbon footprint of cow's milk, good animal feeding practices, ...

The Local Gastronomic Points scheme (LGPs)

The Local Gastronomic Points scheme (LGPs) is a business model based on adding value to products from agricultural households by establishing small-scale, family-type public food establishments. The concept was developed by an NGO and was first implemented in the ...

Transition to more biodiversity-friendly food systems

The transition to more biodiversity-friendly food systems seeks to add value to dark green measures (such as those implemented by farmers as part of agri-environment schemes) by combining them with a label, thus making the higher environmental performance of ...
Water Protection Bread

Water Protection Bread

Water Protection Bread is an initiative that incentivises farmers to use less fertiliser in their wheat production, which ultimately contributes to groundwater protection by reducing the risk of nitrates entering drinking water wells. ...


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