Best Practices


Best Practices

About Best Practices

In this section you can find 20 best practices and garden inspirational stories of education and awareness raising actions related to environmental and climate-change challenges carried out in community gardens of the project consortium countries.

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Planning and development of a climate protection garden with various elements such as a green classroom, a soil nature trail and a tiny forest to carry out environmental education activities.
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.
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.
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.
In the “Kisdiófa” community garden, the gardening community provides 2-2 raised beds for applicants selected by tender for one year periods…
A community garden, called “Grundk3rt” in the 8th district of Budapest came up with the idea in 2016 to celebrate community gardens on the first Saturday of September by analogy with the Night of Museums.
The city hall of Pau is organizing, thanks to facilitators and trainers, online and face-to-face activities to teach people who have gardens about composting before giving them compost bins.
Through a game of printed or digital cards, the participants will be able to understand the stakes of climate change, its causes and consequences, to empower themselves to take action and adapt their behaviour.
2 tons is a serious game organized in an hybrid workshop where participants get tools to understand and calculate their current carbon footprint and how to reduce it in the future, to reach the 2 tons objective of 2050.
Garden Inspirational stories
The main issue is providing vegetable bio seedlings for the local climate, growing from bio seeds and in the DIY substrate from local sources for community gardeners and aspiring organic farmers.
Garden Inspirational stories
The community garden started to operate in a temporary place in the city centre. The land had a low nutrients soil with bad structure, no water source and high soil pollution.
The community of city gardeners has built a sophisticated system of rainwater runoff collecters to reuse the water for irrigating the vegetable garden.
The Forest Garden Action Days are events organised by members of the community garden Allhartsberg and take place 2-4 times a year.
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…
Members of the community composting group collect their organic waste and compost it together. In introductory workshops, practical care activities for the compost and exchange meetings they learn about composting and its backgrounds.
The Liz Christy Trail is an edible route through the “Seestadt”- a newly established quarter of Vienna. It connects eleven individual edible greening projects and invites people to explore them by taking a walk or a bike ride.
The windbreak and wild fruit hedge is an ecological and educational element, located in the “Seestadt” – a newly established quarter of Vienna.
This is a convivial activity for market gardeners and neighbors of the neighborhood in which seasonal products grown in the garden, in this case tomatoes and potatoes, are tasted.
Organized walks through the the territory with the intention to detect problems and promote solutions from different from each participant perspective, from geogrephy professionals to community members.
One-year theoretical and practical training course held,covering competences related to the holistic  integral management of gardens (understanding the entire agricultural cycle, plant varieties, composting, crop programming.