Edible City Solutions für eine bessere Welt!


EdiCitNet participated in the Horizon Results Booster with two sister Horizon 2020 projects, Urbinat and Clearinghouse. The Horizon Results Booster is a new package of specialised services to build projects’ capacities for disseminating research results. The services are fully supported by the European Commission.

EdiCitNet Summer School 2021: Foraging Tour in Berlin with Mundraub

Join the participants of the Edible City Solutions Summer School 2021 on their “Harvest the City” foraging tour through Berlin with Mundraub.org, where they discovered seabuckthorn, apples, rosehip and sloe.

Urban Transformation: Building City Resilience with Edible City Solutions

How can we use Edible City Solutions to empower local communities, create new green businesses and jobs, and foster social cohesion? And what are the challenges and potentials that we find when it comes to innovating our urban food systems? In this keynote talk, the kick-off session for the IRITHESys EdiCitNet Summer School 2021, we get insights from three experts on the topic – Dr. Ina Säumel, Suhana Reddy and Thomas Wachtel – and find out more about the concept of the “4 pillars of ECS”.

EdiCitNet Kick-Off: Towards the Edible City of the Future

Join EdiCitNet’s project partners at the kick-off event for the project, held in Berlin in 2018, and find out more about the aims, approaches and the people behind it all.

mundraub und essbare Städte (Mundraub & Edible Cities)

Is it safe to eat food that grows in our cities? Or is it contaminated by urban pollution? Find out the answer from urban ecologist and biologist Dr. Ina Säumel, whose examined fruits and vegetables grown along busy roads. You can also join EdiCitNet partner Mundraub on a foraging tour through Berlin, and find out how the famous edible city of Andernach is living up to its name. In German without subtitles.

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Chain: Investing in the future of food through NBS

Why are urban sustainable food systems more important than ever? Who are the pioneers in this field? What positive impacts can we expect if we apply integrated approaches to create sustainable food systems? How can we achieve COP26 objectives and targets? Find out in this lively panel discussion with experts in sustainable agriculture and food from across Europe, including Suhana Reddy from the EdiCitNet project.

Urban agriculture in Oslo – Food System Change Online Congress

The city Oslo is part of the Edible Cities Network. As one of the greenest cities on earth, Oslo is connect with other municipalities from around the globe through the project, promoting urban agriculture and playing its part in feeding the city. Learn more about the role of Oslo in this video from the Food System Change online congress.

The EdiCitNet Living Lab in Oslo’s Linderud Gård

Find out more about one aspect of the work being done at the EdiCitNet Living Lab in Linderud Gård in Oslo. In Norwegian with subtitles.

REACT presents the EdiCitNet Project

EdiCitNet project partner REACT (Association of Research in Action) presents the EdiCitNet project at the “Green Night” European Researchers’ Night called “Green Night” held at The City of Sciences science museum in Tunis.

Essbare Stadt (The Edible City)

In this video developed by the Humboldt University, EdiCitNet’s Principal Investigator, Dr Ina Säumel, talks about her research on urban and landscape ecology, land use change, sustainable resource use and pollution, with a particular focus on developing concepts for multifunctional, biodiversity-friendly and healthy landscapes – including, as part of the EdiCitNet (Edible Cities Network) Project, how citizens can be involved in the design of green urban spaces.

EdiCitNet – Learning together, growing together


This is our first explanatory video with our animated EdiCitNet – symbols.