In Belgium, a trader can only sell products under the name 'sales' ('solden' in Dutch, 'soldes' in French) twice a year. Both periods of sales are determined by law. Due to the coronavirus measures, the summer sales of 2020 will exceptionally run from 1 August to 31 August.
The City of Brussels remains committed to healthy, local and sustainable food. With the Food for change project, it is working on the goal of further valorizing existing urban agriculture ((collective) vegetable gardens and compost) and finding more available land for prospective gardeners. The ambition is to create urban vegetable gardens where possible and relevant.
The City of Brussels has inaugurated a new mural as part of its Street Art Trail. The street art wall, at the intersection of the Avenue de la Reine and the Rue des Palais Outre-Ponts, was made in memory of George Floyd, who was killed by a police officer during his arrest on 25 May 2020 in Minneapolis.