/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

Nordic Food Localism

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A sustainable way to live and eat — does it exist? 

This is a question raised by Gabriella Silfwerband of Future Perfect, a collaboration platform with an aim to increase engagement in sustainable living. Based in Stockholm, Future Perfect is working to create ‘conversations’ and is collaborating with writer, curator and activist Jan Åman, the notable Swedish social entrepreneur. Tonight we are at a forum and dinner. Topic?

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

A bit of China in Sweden

If in Lidköping, or even passing, the Rörstrand Museum is now the place to go to have lunch. Eat from Rörstrand porcelain plates. Drink tea from Rörstand designed cups. Then take a fun tour of the exhibition in the adjoining new museum (opened March 2008). This is where you will get the bigger picture.

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/ Written by Grace Fitzgerald

Swedish Lapland in Italy …

Sámi people have had their everyday reindeer ‘suovas’ awarded ‘Presidia’ status by Slow Food Presidia.  Why? Suovas is a unique product found only in Sápmi. And it encapsulates the Sápmi way of living with nature. But what exactly is this suovas?

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