Catch the wave – Food Wave


Catch the wave

Become a change protagonist.

Food Wave needs you and your ideas to help build our community and change the future of our cities. How? Street actions, creative activities, international exchanges, training opportunities, social gardens: with Food Wave you can learn more about the food-climate nexus and take action to transform urban space and fight climate change.

Are you with us? Now is the time to act!

Our message

Join Food Wave and help us build a new alliance of cities, young people, and communities toward sustainable, inclusive, and greener urban spaces.

Our immediate action

Join our community and participate in our “Catch the wave” challenge: talk about your commitment for a better future on your social media and share your recipe for fighting climate change.

Our main goals

  • Creating a new alliance between cities youth and local communities
  • Take action together to fight climate change
  • Give voice and power to young people

The “Catch the Wave Challenge”

Through the “Catch The Wave Challenge”, we wish to render the faces and stories of youths fighting climate change into the movement’s protagonists. Participation is simple: respond to the following question by publishing either a video post or ‘Stories’ on your Instagram account (you can customize your post with our filters, take a look below!):

  • How do you address climate change? Share your “recipe” with us!

Write a motto to invite young people join Food Wave and act to fight climate change. Tag all Food Wave-related posts (@foodwaveproject) by using our official hashtags #Foodwaveproject #CatchTheWave.

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Become a Food Wave Ambassador and give voice to the movement! Get exclusive content to dress up your social profiles and be the protagonist of our digital initiatives. In case you need further information please contact us at this email address:

Personal details


    Latest opportunities

    12 March 2021
    #Act4SDGs Global Call for Ideas Partner: Comune di Milano and more… Country: Global
    28 February 2021
    Call for proposals for youth-led and civil society organizations Partner: and more… Country: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia ...and more
    10 February 2021
    Recruitment of Young Delegates that will represent Italy at Y20 Summit 2021 in Milan Partner: Young Ambassador Society and more… Country: Italy

    Catch the wave and lead the change, use our hashtag and spread the voice!


    Latest activities


    Thu, 9 September 2021 – Thu, 9 September 2021

    Manchester SW School

    Groundwork Greater Manchester Online Event


    Mon, 30 August 2021

    Net Zero: together towards an economic system with zero emissions

    Global Shapers – Milan Hub Online Event


    Wed, 13 October 2021

    Food Wave: “Young right to food activists” webinar at Terra Madre

    Municipality of Turin Online Event

    Ouagadougou (Africa)

    A New Wave of Ideas: Young Global Citizens facing the Sustainability of Urban Food Systems

    Online Event


    The first Food Wave call for proposals addressed to youth-led and small CSO: what is it and how to apply

    ALDA Online Event


    Wed, 16 December 2020

    Food Wave presentation at “Terra Madre Salone del Gusto” – Turin

    Municipality of Turin Online Event


    Thu, 4 March 2021

    Flevo Campus Think Tank – DAY 3

    City of Almere , Flevo Campus Online Event

    Follow us on social media

    The best part about Food Wave is that it’s made up of youths like you who want to see some real-world change! Be inspired by the stories of the "wavers", discover the projects going on in the different cities and share your experience with Food Wave.


    Instagram filter

    A picture is worth a thousand words, so take action.
    Our goal is to create a sustainable approach to food consumption in cities: become a Food Wave ambassador, use the filters in your Instagram Stories and posts to raise awareness and engage your friends on the issue.


    Take part of the digital change

    What kind of activist are you? Update your profile by choosing one of the custom frames and let your friends know you're part of our community!

    How to do it?
    psss…The frame can also be used in Instagram! ;) DOWNLOAD FRAME

    Hey! We've got some great stickers for you here...

    Make your Instagram stories unique: apply the official Food Wave stickers and let your friends know about the project. Be creative!