The Bari 'Back to Land' Lab focuses on sustainable land use and food chain strategies for young entrepreneurs building on social innovation in food systems through 10 Food Innovations:
Training facility for disadvantaged young people to enter the catering sector
Food waste reduction network
Promotion of sustainable development and organic agriculture in the local region,
Ruvo di Puglia-Bitono
Employment of disadvantaged people in farming activities & food production
Community urban garden founded on abandoned land
Network of social cooperatives and organic producers offering social inclusion opportunities
Urban garden cooperative promoting social inclusion
Consortium focusing on local development and inclusive employment opportunities in the local food sector, Bitonto, Italy
Supporting local authorities in planning activities surrounding food and social issues
Social cooperative promoting sustainable lifestyles and environmental education