The Bulletin published a story about growing your own food in Brussels. It brings 10 interesting tips for all those interested in urban gardening. We believe that local produce can really make a difference when it comes to sustainability and living healthier. This also contributes to the greener and more livable city which creates a more positive image of Brussels and raises its attractiveness.
The Brussels region has set an ambitious goal to locally produce 30% of the fruit and vegetables that its residents consume by 2035. The figure currently stands at 1%.
“There might be a long way to go – but the good news is that Brussels has great potential for urban gardening and no space is too small”, according to Allan Howard, a Scotsman in Brussels whose kitchen garden in Ixelles has been growing for a decade. The full article is available at The Bulletin.
To read more about Allan Howard’s urban gardening work, visit kitchen-garden.be Audio recording of his interview is below:
We also suggest another piece by The Bulletin on the related topic – Community gardening is taking off in Brussels: join one and reap the benefits.