Category Archives: Urban Farming

Musling Bistro, A Rendezvous Worth Sharing

10 years ago, I sat rather nervously in one of Paris’s oldest restaurants, the splendid Brasserie Bofinger. I was preparing myself for my first encounter with oysters, a life of navigating around this delicacy had come to an end in this establishment on the rue de la Bastille. Since slurping through that tray of a dozen Gillardeau […]
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Copenhagen’s Lungs: Amager Nature Park

Amager, Øresund’s largest island, droops from mainland Copenhagen like some emerald earring, attached, but not quite. Today, Amager is linked by 5 bridges, soon to be 6, to its more prominent neighbor.  When I arrived in Copenhagen in the early 1980’s, Amager  was ironically labeled as “lorteøen – Shit island”, not only a historical reference […]
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Impact Farm Sprouting in Copenhagen

The concept of pop-ups is nothing new. Since 2008 pop-ups have helped the retail industry navigate out of the economical crisis, injecting new blood in city centers, giving niche and established brands a stage to engage with a new audience. The concept of temporary installations in our urban landscapes has endless possibilties, also in urban farming. Impact Farm […]
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Karens Minde: Bridging The Gap In South Harbor

Copenhagen’s South Harbor, has for the last 10 years witnessed major development projects that have transformed a static harbor and waterfront into a thriving residential and commercial area. Teglholmen and Sluseholmen are still undergoing expansion, but both neighborhoods still attract world-wide attention from an audience willing to learn from Copenhagen’s experiences in urban planning and […]
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Urban Gardening Blossoming in Copenhagen

14 years ago, I sat on a roof terrace bathed in sunshine, witnessing a stunning view of Christianhavn’s sea of red roof-top tiles that was worthy of Tuscany in another century. This roof-top experience, was the result of Hanne and Peter Lind Bonderup´s vision and hard work, transforming a small apartment into a wonderful, engaging residential space […]
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