• FAIRFOOD

  • Eat and drink

  • for a SMART LIFE

Project

FAIRFOOD for a smart life

There is wide evidence that a correct diet is a source of health and longevity, although socioeconomic changes have led many people to eat poorly with serious risks and long-term costs. Hence, the convenience of returning to traditional food, simpler and healthier, but in danger of being lost due to the change in nutritional habits fostered by globalisation, is paramount.

Health and Creativity

Outputs

OER Platform

OER Platform

Online platform for knowledge and training on traditional healthy food, available in 5 languages.

Foodpedia

Foodpedia

Repository of ancestral knowledge about native foods, crops, techniques of treatment and conservation.

Training

Training

Set of 10 courses at two levels (basic and advanced) on healthy eating based on natural and nearby foods.

Guidelines

Guidelines

Development of mainstreaming guidelines to promote the uptake of project results and products.

Latest News

FairFood participates in mycological expedition

FairFood participates in mycological expedition

FairFood took part in a mycological expedition organized by the Municipality of Arouca and integrated in the Chestnut Festivities. Under the guidance of Engineer José Pais, an expert in this field, participants were taught how to discover and identify mushrooms in the forest, from the eatable to th...

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FairFood presented to students of food marketing specialization course

FairFood presented to students of food marketing specialization course

VERAKIS, leader in mediation and popularization of scientific knowledge and consulting services in the food sector, invited Claudia Santos, coordinator of FairFood in Portugal, to present the project to students of the International Specialization in Entrepreneurship and Food Marketing. ...

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Longing for maize harvest?

Longing for maize harvest?

Fairfood accompanied the maize harvest day with a family from Sever do Vouga, in the center of Portugal. Everyone works hard to pick up the maximum amount of cobs, singing and laughing, snacking childhood flavors, carefully storing the corn in the wood and stone haystacks known as ‘palheiros’, and pa...

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FairFood bakes traditional corn bread

FairFood bakes traditional corn bread

The inhabitants of Arões, in the center of Portugal, maintain the village's traditions alive with a cooperative baking of traditional corn bread on weekends. FairFood participated in the activity, witnessing how women master the combination of ingredients and respect religious rituais associated to b...

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