Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Ma Cantine in AMAP

Social & Solidarity Economy

The structure that federates the 300 Associations de Maintenance de l’Agriculture Paysanne (AMAP - Associations of Maintenance of Farmer Agriculture) in the Paris region has launched in 2017 the experiment "Ma Cantine in AMAP": it means that school canteens source their food from local producers, who don’t use chemical inputs, and as part of a commitment to solidarity that secures the farmer’s income. Tested in the school of Moret-Loing-et-Orvanne, near Paris, the principle could spread everywhere in France.

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