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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 the ones you only taste once! More than 40 differe...

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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?

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 participating in the traditional defoliation, a very...

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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 bread....

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Goat cheese and corn bread: perfect match!

Milking a goat early in the morning and preparing a super fresh cheese is a privilege. And it's not difficult at all! We just need the right ingredients and a bit of patience. The result is a highly nutritious product, carefully prepared with the knowledge previous generations passed on to us, and very easy to replicate at home. To pair, noth...

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Fair Food for a Smart Life presented to UA's scientific community

The Research Centre on Didactics and Technology in the Education of Trainers of the University of Aveiro invited Margarida Pinheiro and Claudia Santos to present Fair Food for a Smart Life to all researchers with a video detailing the project's purposes and outputs, guiding the audience through the website and explaining how colleagues can contribut...

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The FairFood project, presented at the Smart Agrifood Summit 2021

Professor Ana María Castillo presented the Erasmus + FairFood project at the Smart Agrifood Summit, held in Malaga on September 30 and October 1, an event that has been attended by more than 1600 professionals of the agri-food sector from 32 countries. The presentation was made in the Elevator Pitch section, a specific space for startups and spin-of...

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Experimenting new flavors at the Pumpkin Fair

The Pumpkin Fair of Soza, promoted by the Confraria dos Sabores da Abóbora in Vagos, Aveiro, is an annual meeting that brings together producers and cooks, but, above all, consumers of pumpkin, a very versatile food product for savory and sweet dishes. The Chef José Maria from the Infante D. Henrique Professional School graced diners with a fantas...

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Walnuts: a delicious and complete source of nutrients

One of the oldest fairs in Portugal, founded by D. Duarte in 1434, continues to take place in Penela, center of Portugal, showcasing other endogenous products from this region, such as honey, onions and cheese. A young farmer, Tiago, is an example of love and dedication to the land....

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FairFood for a Smart Life: a paradigm for a sustainable development

Universidade da Aveiro presented at the annual meeting promoted by Margarida Pinheiro investigation unit (Research Centre on Didactics and Technology in the Education of Trainers), a Research Unit located at the Department of Education and Psychology of the University of Aveiro. This presentation is included in the V Fórum do CIDTFF – Dinâmicas inv...

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