This FoodCLIC practice abstract No. 8, written for the EIP-AGRI Network, describes how the "Food Strategy Amsterdam" has led to initiatives such as "Van Amsterdamse Bodem" and "Boeren Van Amstel" to connect regional production to urban consumption, reduce food waste, promote local agriculture and encourage plant-based diets.

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area Pursues Sustainability from Soil to Plate

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FoodCLIC is a four-year project funded by the EU. The project runs from September 2022 to February 2027. The acronym FoodCLIC stands for 'integrated urban FOOD policies – developing sustainability Co-benefits, spatial Linkages, social Inclusion and sectoral Connections to transform food systems in city-regions