Several EU countries have adopted similar initiatives in response to the COVID-19 crisis: setting up online platforms to give visibility to local food producers and connect them with consumers. We’ve gathered a list of initiatives from Italy, Hungary, France and Spain.
The autonomous Province of Bolzano – South Tyrol developed the Südtirol liefert platform to showcase all initiatives connected with agriculture and food products in the region.
The Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture has set up an online platform to connect food producers and growers with potential workers.
The platform Producteurs Savoie Mont Blanc by the regional Chamber of Agriculture maps all regional producers.
On the Facebook page of the cooperative Urduñako Zaporeak (Flavors of Orduña), in the Basque country (Spain), local food producers advertise for free every week and offer free delivery.
The Chamber of Agriculture of the County of Drôme (France) gathered the contact details of nearby supermarkets willing to sell local products. This is helping local producers find alternative buyers while markets are still closed