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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Urban Agriculture in Andernach

Andernach,  Germany (photo from Germany Sustainable Communities)
By Bunny Guinness, The Telegraph:

Urban agriculture has been ingrained in the German psyche since before the First World War. Andernach, known as the Edible City, was set up in 2010 and is probably the best example of this. It now attracts many tourists who come to see their streets of carrots and cornflowers.
I asked Heike Heike Boomgaarden, a “garden engineer”, who is one of the brains behind the project and runs it (along with Lutz Kosack, the city ecologist) what is surprising her most about the scheme, now that it has reached its fourth year.

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