Food Forum

  • ✔ Architecture
  • ✔ Feeding the City

Visit the Food Forum pavilion, metres below sea level. In the garden, slender, waving grasses and airy Gypsophila bring sea foam to mind. The province of Flevoland’s fertile soil make it Europe’s food garden. Designed on a drawing board, its sole purpose was to feed mouths. It was created by human hands, with vast and fertile fields and innovation there always happens on a large-scale. It’s the perfect place to grow our food of the future. Food and Flevoland go hand in hand.

Future of Food

Created to play an important role in food production, the region of Flevoland is now home to numerous businesses that are doing their bit – each in their own unique way – to provide the food of today and tomorrow. Food Forum is a vibrant meeting place for experts in the field of food. Stakeholders from all over the food chain, from producers and students to entrepreneurs and researchers, meet each other. Together they will make and realise innovative plans for the sustainable food supply of the future. Food Forum provides a wide range of programs prior to and during Floriade on themes such as short chains, healthy food and living environment, but also meetings on topical or specialist subjects.

Want to meet more Flevoland food entrepreneurs? View the video portraits, Future of Food. The passion and enthusiasm of Flevoland’s entrepreneurs are key and the series gives you an insight into the complexity of the work, the world we live in, the balance between hi-tech and ecology and the possible outcomes.

Fly over Flevoland

Fly over man-made land, metres below sea level. In a VR hot air balloon! Catch a glimpse of the sea clay, the unspoilt nature, the roaring water and the fields with perpendicular lines.

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Sustainable materials

The pavilion consists largely of recycled and natural materials. The first floor consists largely of wood. The concrete floor on the ground floor is made entirely of recycled concrete.

Future of food

Companies, students and knowledge institutions can collaborate on innovations for worldwide urban food challenges. TV chef Sharon de Miranda is the head chef of Food Forum.

Meetings & Events

If you are looking for a unique location to hold your meeting or event look no further than the Food Forum! Located at Floriade in Almere, Food Forum is a great location for meetings and a wide range of business events. Every aspect of Food Forum inspires and exudes innovation. Built from natural materials and featuring a breathing loam façade and a whole host of plants, everyone who uses it will enjoy the healthy indoor environment it provides.

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Working together to create the food of tomorrow

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