The 10 coolest urban gardens in the world
Urban farms and gardens are sprouting everywhere. Now that more than half of the global population lives in cities, it makes sense: growing food where most food is eaten.
These are some of the neat urban gardening projects across the globe: some are social movements, others commercial endeavours, all inspiring:
8. Murs à pêches (Paris)
Did you know that Paris used to be a hub of the peach industry? Starting in the seventeenth century, a maze of walls and plots formed a mediterranean-like microclimate in the Montreuil neighbourhood that produced tons of fruit for the Parisian aristocracy. Now the Murs à Pêchesassociation (translated as “Walls of Peaches”) is working to revive the abandoned orchards to restore them as a urban garden and a cultural space.
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