Urban orchards focused to education on rururban mid-term city
Green zones with expensive maintenance on crisis and many unused
floors by construction bubble
“Urban orchards” was trend model of socio-environmental policy on 2010
This opportunity was based under a call of high external cofinancing
based on state programme
Education council of city had one final objective: Developing an “urban
orchards” with one specific character: Fostering education trough “urban
“Mariñamansa” Working class projects
Investment: 347.000 €
13% of this neibourhood´s green zone.
5 spaces:18 orchards to citizens, 2 to people with
reduced mobility, 2 orchards strictly to education
activities, 1 enjoying zone to schools with orchard
and flower zone, and 1 common space with little
garden of flowers.
Nowadays, 2 years and a half:
UNICEF awards it last year as “Best practice on
Urban orchards” are working full and user´s
application to get orchards has queued list now.
We are extending it with 20
All of them must be cultivated only
under ecological agriculture
Environment Council will plan
another space on the biggest
botanic park of the city
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