On March, 16th Fia Gulliksson, CEO & Founder of Food in Action, received the “Jämtlandsgillets Kulturstipendium” in Stockholm at Två Grabbar och Kök. This cultural grant was awarded in recognition for her “valuable efforts for Jämtland food”.
A food and sustainability advocate, Fia Gulliksson has put Jämtland in the heart of Sweden. Fia uses food and culture as tools for sustainable profits. With her, Food in Action has launched a number of successful initiatives and sustainable brands like The Great Nordic Feast, Eat Up Food Walks, Flowfood and prizewinning Jazzkoket. She is also behind her hometown Östersund’s successful bid to become a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy and the host city of the network’s annual summit in September 2016.
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*taste, sustainability, equality, localThe grant was given by the Jämtlandsgillets, an association founded in 1923 to promote interest in Jämtland, its history and culture and contribute to good cohesion between members across Sweden. A total of 20 people benefited from this cultural grant. The association meets every year in mid-March but the grant is only awarded every second year.