Sustainable Cities International blog

(Translated by Afton Halloran from the original comment in Politiken, Denmark’s largest newspaper)

By Afton Halloran, Agricultural Development MSc student, Ole Fryd, Assistant Professor, Forest and Landscape, and Jakob Magid, Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, University of Copenhagen

~  ~

Copenhagen’s urban gardens and urban agriculture projects have achieved a steady increase in popularity in both the media and at the grassroots level. The projects are situated in places like Prags Boulevard, Otto Krabbe’s Square and in Ørestad. There is a great interest in the way that these projects create social relationships, build capacity and strengthen communities in urban areas. They also help to create green spaces in the city and provide children and adults with experiencing the origin of their food from a close range.

But, when we compare with other places in Europe and North America it is clear that there is untapped potential to grow vegetables in a large scale…

View original post 717 more words

Advertisements

About Rashid Faridi

I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to

  1. Thanks for your resaerch materials.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.