Floating Gardens, Giant Chalkboards, and Climbing Walls on Banks of Seine in Paris

August 12, 2013

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Photo: Mairie de Paris.

Paris is transforming an utterly urban area along the River Seine to a cleaner, greener space. A new Left Bank promenade called the Berges de Seine (Banks of the Seine) was unveiled last month, and is quickly … Read More…

Global Garden, Global Kitchen Crowdfunding to Grow Food and Community Pride

August 5, 2013

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Tottenham, a multi-cultural community of north London, will soon experience a growth spurt when it becomes home to the Global Garden, Global Kitchen, a community food hub where produce will be grown, prepared and distributed to locals by bicycle.Read More…

The Cocktail Gardener Cultivates Garden Pop-Up Bar on London Rooftop

May 28, 2013

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Photo via Eleanor Salton Thorne.

Known for her seasonal garden cocktails and infusions using cultivated and foraged herbs and flowers, Lottie Muir (aka The Cocktail Gardener), mixes it up at Midnight Apothecary, the London roof garden pop-up cocktail Read More…

New York City Farm and Culinary Hotel Concept

March 2, 2013

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We love this cool hotel concept: The Allotmenta hotel whose culinary focus makes growing and cooking food the fundamental ingredient of the guest experience.

This was the grand prize winner of the Tablet Hotels competition, Rethink Hotels, which … Read More…

Turn Table Urban Garden Sprouts in Old Railway Bay

December 7, 2012

In a disused old railway bay smack down in the middle of Helsinki,  a cast-off engine turn table became the foundation last spring for an urban garden oasis, complete with a modern greenhouse and café.

Turn Table, a sort of pop-up urban Read More…

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