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Join Fruktsam for a focus group discussion on environmental impact of food!

Fruktsam has been asked to participate in a study about online search and the environmental impact of food by the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences. Interested to join a focus group discussion on that? Then join us on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Some facts about foraging in cities

Är “foraging”, det vill säga insamling av frukt på offentliga platser, en trend? När gör människor det och hur ofta? Och vad exakt är de ute efter? Vilka är de som samlar in frukten? Varför gör de det? Ta en … Continue reading

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From wild garlic pesto to the municipality’s positive attitude and research on fruit picking

On the 5th of May we had our first event on foraging for public fruits this harvest season at the public venue Stenkrossen. The event started with tasting different sorts of jam made only with fruits and berries harvested from … Continue reading

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Inbjudan till vår första event! – Invitation to our first event!

(in English below) Skörda offentlig frukt! 5:e maj kl 17, Stenkrossen (Kastanjegatan 13) Vi välkomnar dig till en kick-off av skördesäsongen för all den offentliga frukten! Vi har bjudit in universitetslektor i hållbarhetsvetenskap Kim Nicholas för att introducera ett akademiskt … Continue reading

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Research on urban food trees is popping up!

LUMES graduate Kyle Clark and LUCSUS researcher Kimberly Nicholas have recently coined the term urban food forestry in their newly published paper. According to them, urban food forestry comprises everything around food-producing tree species in a city. It thus includes … Continue reading

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SLU want to develop the urban trees!

On Wednesday this week, Fruktsam joined a workshop in Hässleholm about urban trees, organised by SLU’s think tank Movium to learn about urban trees and to find out how much scientists and municipalities take fruit trees into account. Speakers Johan … Continue reading

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