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Delivery Day with Väktargatan Food Hub

Kristína Korčeková, part of the Väktargatan Food Hub, checks her list to make sure all of the members get the right groceries. On Thursday May 18th, Väktargatan Food Hub arranged to have its monthly food delivery at Kollaboratoriet as part of the Uppsala Sustainability Festival.   Food Hub members picked up items such as produce, milk and kombucha. The Väktargatan Food Hub allows members to order food online from local producers and has it delivered a few days after the order deadline closes.   Orders typically open once a month. For more…

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Fashion is Front and Center at Arts Exhibit in Uppsala

This past week, Kollaboratoriet, a venue in Uppsala for events based on sustainability themes, was taken over by “Follow Me Through Fashion Land”, a multimedia exhibit on the pitfalls of fast fashion. Combining arts and communication with traditional sustainability concerns of environment and economy, the exhibit guided more than 80 guests through the unintended consequences of careless consumerism. Throughout the May 17 exhibit, creators Julia Fahlman, Hanna Andtbacka, Hyejin Choi and Aimée Kampschöer were on hand to field questions about the exhibit and to direct guests. In the early evening, the…

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Akis Palamidis So-founder of Gastronaut Features New Local Projects 

Launching integration in Sweden with Gastronaut By Cathy Xiao Chen

A new food app launched in Stockholm in January this year. It began with the idea of breaking down the barriers that prevent everyday people from making their home cooked meals available to the public. Stockholm Food Movement at Impact Hub Stockholm saw Co-founders Akis Palamidis and Shu Wei share with us the story that brought their business to life. Working in Stockholm, Shu became incredibly frustrated with the lack of authentic Chinese food that was available. Being heavily involved with supply chain operations and business strategy with Ericsson for…

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