Open day at the Urban Allotment Network.

Open day at the Urban Allotment Network.

23/05/2019 - 12:46

Barcelona’s Network of Urban Allotments is a programme for city residents over the age of 65, aimed at involving them in environmental improvement activities through the cultivation of vegetables under sustainable and ecological agricultural principles.

To mark the 4th edition of Nature Week being held from 1 to 9 June, Barcelona City Council is opening its network of Urban Allotments  up to the public so everyone can come along and get better acquainted with them.

Barcelona’s Network of Urban Allotments is a participatory programme run by the City Council’s Environment Department for city residents over the age of 65, aimed at involving them in environmental improvement activities through the cultivation of vegetables under sustainable and ecological agricultural principles.

So, local residents will be able to visit any of the city’s allotments from 1 to 9 June, whether it’s the closest one to their home or the one that tickles their fancy the most.

Visiting days will be as follows:

  • Saturdays, 1 and 8 June and Sundays, 2 and 9 June: Hort de Can Mestres, Camí de Can Clos, 1-9.
  • Monday 3 June: Hort de Sant Pau del Camp, C/ Sant Pau nº 99.
  • Tuesday 4 June: Hort de Sagrada Família (C/ Padilla, 99); Hort de Trinitat Vella (Pg Santa Coloma, 60); Hort de Pedralbes (Av Esplugues, 111)
  • Wednesday 5 June: Hort de Torre Melina (Camí Torre Melina, 15); Hort de Collserola (C/ Carles Pirozzini, 2); Hort de Turull (Pg Turull, 10)
  • Thursday 6 June: Hort de Can Soler (Carretera de l’Arrabassada, 114); Hort de Can Pujades (Camí de la Múrgola, 9); Hort de Can Peguera (C/ Camós, 3), and Hort de la Casa de l’Aigua (C/ Garbí, 2).
  • Friday 7 June: Hort de l’Avi (C/ Torrent del Remei, 2)

Visiting times for all the allotments will be from 10 am to 1 pm.
Group visits require advance registration. You will need to send an email to: agriculturaurbana@bcn.cat.

Further information.