Copyright photo : Thierry Houyel
The profusion of producers and lack of logistics resources and infrastructure are cited among the obstacles to developing local production in the regions. One solution for building up the proficiency of local producers and the region overall is to invest in tools for individual or shared use for promoting, processing, storing, packaging and marketing the food products.
Primary vegetable processing workshops, transit premises and even portable devices can all help in reducing or sharing production costs.
Some successful local experiences:
Knehtilä farm: a model of real sustainability in food and energy production
It is imperative that food production adapts to the enormous challenges we face now and going forward, to enable society to develop resilience and sustainability;
In the Grebbestad archipelago off the west coast of Sweden, the Klemmings Oysters company handles two types of oyster: the flat European oyster and the
Jukka Lassila’s organic farm
Jukka Lassila is a farmer in the village of Paijala in Tuusula, Finland. The farm has been organic since 1998. The bulk of the production