foodPreneurs

Do you have an innovative digital based idea that has the potential to address a specific societal challenge??

That was the question proposed by CHEST (Collective enHanced Environment for Social Tasks), a 30 month Collaborative project co-financed with support from the European Commission. IdeasBrocolis participated with the next project idea:::

Idea Outline

foodPreneurs is a digital platform which provides local small food sellers with a community to rethink and promote their business models in order to survive against the monopoly of big commercial areas, by using new tools and the support of customers.

The Challenge 

Local markets and grocery stores, also known for their relevance in the social life of a neighbourhood, are more and more being socially excluded by big commercial areas. Losing the shopping experience, the relation between the salesmen and the neighbours, and mainly, the consumption of fresh and quality products are some of the consequences. Markets are driven by experienced people that lack the skills to creatively rethink their business to compete against big supermarkets. Even though those sellers are placed next to each other, they feel a lack of support and collaboration channels. Besides, the daily buyer, as essential part of the urban market, cannot access information about food origins, its characteristics, its supply chains and the socio-environmental impact that it generates.

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LEGO SERIOUS PLAY methodology

So, what is Lego Serious Play? Why is so interesting to “play” with it? Here, I will tell you my own experience.

Because of the collaboration with the European project “SITinVET”, Ideas Brocolis had the opportunity to facilitate a series of workshops in Spain, Slovakia and Turkey. Here, I will tell you why is so interesting to play with the methodology of Lego Serious Play!

Even if you have not played with those small colourful bricks when you were a child, you should have seen it  before somewhere.

lego BIEN+BOCATAS

LSP is a new methodology to build reflections, dialogue, constructive conversations, and knowledge sharing around a question.

Every model means something and it is different for every person, even if they have the same amount of pieces.

Every model tell us a different and personal story.

Every model is a metaphor of your own thoughts.

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Are you the next SUSTAINABILITY LEADER?

After our year spent in K-Town, we could not say no to collaborating in the development of an infographic to promote the awesomeness of the Master’s in Strategic Leadership Towards Sustainability. If you feel ready to fight towards a more sustainable World and are empowered to be a changemaker, this is definetely one of the places to be!

As one of the alumni said:

“An undescribable experience that empowered us all with tools and life-long friends. I am still unfolding the layers of benefits this program has gifted me with!”

Check out below the infographic that IdeasBrocolis developed and tell us how you feel.

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