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Graduation work: Practice-based Planning for Urban Gardening


Food sustainability is a subject on the urban planning agenda. The research of food-related practices can contribute to creating sustainable food strategies for urban areas. Urban gardening is a practice increasing in popularity in the Netherlands. Urban gardening raises awareness in urban areas about how food is grown. Because food sustainability is a societal problem on the agenda of urban planning, understanding how social practices like urban gardening are taken up and maintained by citizens is a key factor in tackling this problem. What if existing practices which improve the quality of urban life would be identified and then further supported through urban planning? Ioana-Cristina Musat of the MSc Landscape Architecture programme of Wageningen University wrota a theses about it. Read the summary on the TOPOS-Blog.