Food sustainability

This particularly focuses on sustainability, highlighting food biodiversity and returning to the consumption of foods with a high nutritional value, as a sustainable solution to world hunger and malnutrition.

Consumption of seasonal produce

Resources and publications on the consumption of the most suitable produce for each season.

Campaign with a calendar divided into months, indicating the fruits of the season.
Campaign with a calendar divided into months, indicating the vegetables of the season.
List of publications by the Alícia Foundation on seasonal produce.

Food biodiversity

Publications on food biodiversity, containing information ranging from nutritional indicators to details such as the origin of certain produce.

Publications on nutritional indicators for biodiversity, policy advice, international treaties and diets.
Guide produced by the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity on the origin of seeds, the region, the consumers, etc.
Publication produced by the Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity on animal biodiversity.
Results of the search conducted in the UOC Library's catalogue.

Healthy food

Summary of publications on the recommended habits for a healthy diet, during both childhood and adulthood.

FAROS Observatory of the Sant Joan de Déu Children's Hospital publishes this guide on good food habits for children
The Alícia Foundation has produced this chart with myths and realities about food safety and food habits.
The Mediterranean Diet Foundation defines what the Mediterranean diet consists of by presenting a food pyramid.
Showcase of gastronomy and local food and agricultural produce from Catalonia, Balearic Islands and Alghero.

Food waste

Summary of resources and publications advising consumers on good consumption of food, reducing and preventing waste.

The Government of Catalonia sets out the main causes of food waste by sector.
The Catalan Waste Agency, advice, publications, a Solidarity Food Distribution Table, experiences and campaigns.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment presents a series of definitions on food waste.
In this space the European Union provides information on actions that need to be taken to tackle food waste.

Sustainable food production

Summary of publications and actions and programmes being implemented concerning sustainable food production.

This FAO report provides an overall evaluation of the scale of greenhouse gas emissions.
Programme for the integral sustainability of the food and agriculture industry produced by the Ministry.
Special FAO section dedicated to sustainable food and agriculture.
List of FAO publications on the consumption and production of sustainable foods.
Cookery guide explaining what pulses are and why they are important foods of the future.
Results of the search conducted in the UOC Library's catalogue.
Special environmental section published by the European Commission on food sustainability.