Participation of young citizen to local life
The city of Tours (France) animates this commission and develops different projects with the interested members around this thematic.
Since 2010, the city of Tours proposes to the AVEC member cities to work in common around a project called “Bon appétit”.
Objective : Connecting primary school children (between 8 and 10 years old) who exchange on the theme of gastronomy.
The children learn during the year to discover basic cooking elements from the garden to the plate.
They exchange recipes; seed parcels to grow a garden; they talk about the culinary traditions in the participating countries…
European project CREA JARDIN
In 2009, 16 young european met in Tours (Fr) around various workshops and animations in the botanic garden.
In 2008, Tours (Fr) was awarded the golden medal of the European Association for Flowers and Landscape. Nothing surprising then that the city of Tours decided to receive in its botanic garden 16 younf citizens from 4 countries of the A.V.E.C. network from August 1st to 20th 2009.