Redeveloping disused areas and devoting them to vegetable gardening - that’s the plan for an initial urban farm project on the roof of the Anderlecht abattoirs. A project that’s both ‘green’ and provides jobs, as a study conducted by Saint-Louis University indicates that the development of sustainable agriculture and food could create several thousand jobs in the Brussels-Capital Region.
In Brussels Sustainable consumption
Are you involved in, or would you like to participate in, a collective, family or educational kitchen garden in Brussels? Do you want to explore them or set up a project of this kind in your neighbourhood? The site potagersurbains.be offers a space for exchanging information and ideas related to kitchen gardens in Brussels.
Some forty community groups have already got together in the Brussels region to compost their waste. Why don’t you do the same and make the most of this call for projects?
Do you know how to plant cabbages? Is it a fad? A return to the basics? The desire to eat high-quality fruits and vegetables? The motivations are numerous and varied for growing a kitchen garden...in the middle of the city!
Come and join us for this mouth-watering, festive, friendly and informative event on the theme of ‘From farm to table’ from 19 to 25 September 2011. The programme includes: ‘Slow food in the restaurant’, tastings, gourmet walks, workshop tours, cooking and gardening lessons, meetings with producers etc.
For the first time, a call for projects on the theme of sustainable nutrition has been issued for all Brussels residents. This is a real opportunity for anyone wishing to do something concrete to promote food that is more planet-friendly.
On Sunday 26 June, Rabad, a network of Brussels proponents of sustainable food, and its members are offering Brussels residents a chance to discover sustainable food in their city.
Once a week, on Thursday, Brussels residents are invited to discover the flavour and diversity of vegetarian meals and to change their habits toward a diet that includes less meat.