• What challenge(s) apply to your project?

Reduce Agricultural Foodwaste in Switzerland.

  • Describe the problem and why we should care in 3-5 sentences.

Imperfect vegetables and fruits can not be sold in the typical supermarkets. Most of these imperfect yet perfectly edible products will end on a pile of compost or in a biogas-plant. It’s a complete waste of food and of energy that was invested in producing the food.

  • Describe your solution in 3-5 sentences.

Happy Farmer is an online shop that sell such imperfect vegetables and fruits. It has two main advantages to the current agricultural e-commerce shops: 1.environmental benefits 2.Economic incentive for the customers.

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  • Enter any links or datasets that were key to your progress.


  • Where did this project stand prior to the Climathon?

Concept stage.

  • Why do you think your project is relevant for the City of Zurich?

The demand for e-shopping for agricultural products is increasing in Zürich. People of Zürich value convenience and are willing to pay for it. Happy Farmer kills two flies in one:

  1. it reduces the foodwaste in Zürich and close-by areas and with it the consumption of energy and the production of CO2 emissions.

  2. It offers an extremely convenient shopping service


04.11.2016 21:15 ~ oleg


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