Llibre: Tothom a taula! Retrats de l’ecosistema alimentari sostenible d’una Barcelona en transformació. Lucía Herrero (fotografia) i Jordi Bes Lozano (text) — Ajuntament de Barcelona, 2020.
Ensuring that everyone eats with dignity

As a rule, the word sustainability in relation to food is understood to be linked to the concepts of local, seasonal, organic, fresh produce and even...

Il·lustració © Nicolás Aznárez
Towards a new food modelTowards food sovereignty

As Vandana Shiva asserts, the health of the planet and ours are inextricably linked. If we hurt the planet, we are hurting ourselves. The agri-food system has...

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelGleaning to shift gears

The industrialised agri-food system is unsustainable. The very agents promoting this model are beginning to look for ways to avert its collapse. Gleaning that...

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelThe commercialisation of agriculture: impacts and alternatives

Since the mid-20th century, agriculture has undergone more transformations than in the last ten thousand years. It has gone from being a common good to becoming a...

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelAdvantages and possibilities of organic farming

Agri-food systems underpinned by the principles of ecological farming continue to grow far and wide across the planet, and 186 countries already implement...

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelCounterurbanisation

The growth of cities is paving over nature, encroaching on farmland and stoning agriculture. If, as numerous studies show, urbanisation processes are becoming...

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelSchool canteens, a space for transforming the food system

The school canteen purportedly plays a major role in the diet of children and teenagers, and is also said to be a tool for learning and education. But there...

L'avinguda Meridiana, entre el carrer de Felip II i la plaça de la Tolerància. © Vicente Zambrano González
How we get around

Barcelona tops the list of European cities with the highest car density, 5,844 per km2. Although the traffic is twice that of Madrid and five times that of...

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