Prinzessinnengarten: Urban farm building community and helping people to live more sustainably in Berlin

Berlin-based urban farm Prinzessinnengarten [Princess Gardens] is providing a space for residents to learn about organic food production and sustainable living, in a neighbourhood which was once part of the former West Berlin adjoining the Berlin Wall. Created on a plot of land in Kreuzberg that was home to abandoned factories, power plants and derelict apartment blocks, Prinzessinnengarten was opened in 2009 to demonstrate the … Continue reading Prinzessinnengarten: Urban farm building community and helping people to live more sustainably in Berlin

The Green House: Fully circular green hub with a restaurant and urban farm opens in Netherlands

The Green House is a new green hub – built on eco-friendly, sustainable and circular principles – that houses a restaurant, urban farm and meeting centre in the Netherlands. Currently located in Utrecht, The Green House pavilion has been designed with modular components, so that it is demountable and can be easily moved. The Green House will temporarily be based in Utrecht for 15 years, … Continue reading The Green House: Fully circular green hub with a restaurant and urban farm opens in Netherlands

Farmbus: London’s urban farm shop aboard a double decker bus

A London double decker bus is to be turned into a farm where visitors will be able to buy strawberries and herbs harvested onboard. The Farmbus – which is stationed at the sustainable, community market, Mercato Metropolitano in London’s Elephant & Castle – will use solar power and aeroponics, growing food in a misty environment that doesn’t need soil. As well as being able to grow food … Continue reading Farmbus: London’s urban farm shop aboard a double decker bus