Growing vegetables in the city

Growing vegetables in the city

The vegetable garden Latinis was created during the spring 2015 on the initiative of the association Dewey. Today, you'll see a small part of the space is occupied by large vegetable containers created from recycling materials and gifts of La Poissonnerie, a dozen planters created from wooden crates, 3 trays with compost created from pallets, a floor created from pallets, a bar, 2 rainwater tanks, 2 dry toilets, a shower, a geodome (built by the collective Baya) that is used as a greenhouse,... We grow squashes, beans, tomatoes, peas, small fruit trees, garlic, leeks, artichokes, sage, thyme, rosemary...

The garden is located on the Josaphat wasteland, a plot of 24 hectares at the border between Schaerbeek and Evere. A huge terrain where inhabitants gather together to share their Sunday afternoon, during a workshop or picnic. Others come to enjoy the flowers and animals. I'm attracted by the openness of the space. I then feel very thin, ready to give myself over to the soul of the earth. A quiet, almost silent breeze caress the fragile skin of my cheeks, my senses recognize the scents of an earth that demands to stay free...

I warmly invite you to share a moment with us on this rare open space! Find all the practical information on the website.