Ma Cantine Autrement, sustainable food in school canteens

Montpellier, France

Support to innovations in school canteens in Montpellier Metropole

The City of Montpellier launched a vast and ambitious project in 2016 to streamline its school catering system by promoting and developing sustainable food for children eating lunch in the city’s school canteens. This Ma Cantine Autrement (MCA) project is designed as an interactive system around four primary pillars: a purchasing policy, production management, meal distribution in school restaurants and sustainable development awareness.

Impact and innovation

Impact on consumer practices / Innovation from private sector

  • Luc Lignon
  • Marlène Pérignon
  • Olivier Lepiller

Resources

Internship report - The diagnostic analysis of Ma Cantine Autrement. (2019)
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The diagnostic step of « Ma Cantine Autrement (MCA) » UFIL started in January 2019 until May 2019. Its process included the assembling and research of different data on all the activities organized during « MCA » project. This report was produced by Amélie Wood, intern at Cirad and Master student at Université de Montpellier, under the supervision of Olivier Lepiller and Marlène Pérignon.

Master thesis - The workshop's results of Ma Cantine Autrement. (2019)
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This report is focused on the workshop step of « Ma Cantine Autrement (MCA) » UFIL. Its process included the qualitative assessment of the impact of a school catering project on sustainability. This report was produced by Ophélie Roudelle, intern at Cirad and Master student at ISTHIA (University of Toulouse), under the supervision of Anne Dupuy, Olivier Lepiller and Marlène Pérignon.