Climate Conscious Community Garden Certificate

Although every community garden indirectly has a positive impact on the climate of its environment, being climate-conscious is a higher level that is worth reaching.  This year Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre introduced the Climate Conscious Garden Certification and logo on its Community Gardening Projects website ( This certification is awarded to community gardens that meet […]

Heroes of Responsible Dining

The Heroes of Responsible Dining initiative aims to raise public awareness about the environmental effects of food consumption. They encourage individuals to choose local and seasonal products, eat less meat and dairy, and reduce their food waste. The Foundation does this by launching interesting challenges and loveable campaigns and offering team building programs and educational […]

Community farmers’ fair pick-up point

At the suggestion of Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre, which runs the Kisdiófa community garden, its community has become a pick-up point for Kisdiófa buyer-community.  The VeddEgyütt (“Buy-together”) initiative which coordinates common sales of local farmers’ communities nationwide, includes the garden as a regular venue on its organisation’s list of fairs.   Being a member of a […]

Rainwater runoff management

The community of city gardeners has built a sophisticated system of rainwater runoff collecters to reuse the water for irrigating the vegetable garden. The system comprise of different roofs equipped with gutters, plastic reservoirs, water well and high capacitive reservoir cover by floating panels with water plants to clean and protect the collected water. Water […]

Community garden education Jour fix

Regular gardening jour fix for the gardeners of the community garden. Alternating educational impulses with changing topics on climate-fit gardening and joint activities to strengthen the community as well as garden walks through their own community garden are carried out. This environmental education offer is aimed internally at the members of the community garden and […]