Geraardsbergen. The NMBS wants to offer local producers of fresh and high-quality products the opportunity to sell their goods in stations. With this, the NMBS not only wants to stimulate the short chain, but also contribute to a sustainable world.
Stations are an important part of cities and municipalities. ‘Every day they are an essential part of their journey for many people. The station must be a pleasant place for both our travelers and residents, which makes everyday life easier and contributes to the development of an area. In that respect, SNCB encourages the development of local projects that provide an answer to societal challenges (social, societal and/or environmental)’, the NMBS website reads.
The candidacy must meet a few conditions: the basis of the offer is fruit & vegetables. There is a direct sale from one or more local producers. At least 70% of the products offered must be local products. The seller must have short-chain sales experience. It must be possible to offer fresh products throughout the year. The seller must have a website and platform for online ordering.
In order to give both travelers and local residents of a municipality in the vicinity of the station the opportunity to purchase fresh, local and high-quality products, SNCB wishes to attract local producers to sell their products in or at the stations on a regular basis. to offer. Anyone interested can contact us via this link submit an application form. You can register until October 6.