The revival of community gardens in the Paris region
Community gardens, which greatly appeal to both private individuals and local authorities, have enjoyed a revival in recent decades. Indeed, they provide a response to today’s urban challenges: healthier eating, the creation of social links and sustainable development of towns and cities through partnerships and regional mapping. L'Institut Paris Region and its regional biodiversity agency (ARB), INRA and three specialised non-profit organisations provide a detailed overview of these gardens, their locations and functions.
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The community gardens in the Paris region
There are 1,064 community gardens in the Paris region covering a total surface area of 879 hectares. They are divided between: family gardens (60% of the total number and 80% of the surface area of community gardens in the Paris region) out of a surface area of over 700 ...