Hybrid parks: urban vegetables gardens in Bologna

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Presentation of the case study of urban vegetable gardens in Bologna at the international workshop#5 AGOR-AGRO (Ferrara, 7th november 2013)
focusing on urban agriculture and its benefits
from a socio-cultural point of view.
It has been organized by Emilia-Romagna Region and
the Province of Ferrara, as part of the European
project Hybrid Parks Interreg IVC Programme.

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Hybrid parks: urban vegetables gardens in Bologna

  1. 1. The new season of urban vegetable gardens in the city of Bologna: intergenerational exchanges and environmental sustainability? Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino Carlo Bo Italy International workshop#5 AGOR-AGRO Hybrid Parks Interreg IVC Programme Ferrara 7th November 2013 Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  2. 2. Allotment for working classes in 19th and 20th century French family in a jardin ouvrier Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  3. 3. The research on social gardens in Bologna - participant observation in a municipal allotment area in Bologna - interviews with contact persons of 4 municipal allotment areas (Barca, Nicholas Green, Maggiore, Ca Bura) - 18 in deep interviews with “young” gardeners (with Giulia Cecchelin PhD) - in depth-interviews or conversations with political actors and participation to meetings on vegetable gardens public policies October 2011-September 2012 Mai 2013-Augus 2013 Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  4. 4. The institutional framework of gardening practices in Bologna: the evolution of a municipal policy integration of elderly retired people and promotion of their active leisure and self-organization recover abandoned and illegally cultivated land Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  5. 5. The building of an allotment area in the Eighties Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  6. 6. The social evolution of vegetable gardening in Bologna Today 2677 municipal plots 321 of them (12%) are assigned to “young” gardeners (18-50 years old) more than 1300 citizens are waiting for a municipal plot Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  7. 7. Are gardens spaces of development for a culture of environmental sustainability? JUST PARTIALLY Do young gardeners participate in the traditional “generosity of gardeners”? YES, BUT… Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  8. 8. responsible styles of food production and consumption direct connection with nature Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  9. 9. “Gardener’s generosity” and gift culture Intergenerational exchanges Elderly recognition Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  10. 10. To conclude Young gardeners introduced a deeper sensibility towards nature and responsible styles of cultivation Young gardeners experience connection with elderly generation, contacts that in everyday life are lost Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy
  11. 11. Thank you for the attention! Roberta Bartoletti roberta.bartoletti@uniurb.it My publications on the topic: Orti e giardini collettivi: pratiche grassroots e politiche urbane, in «Autonomie locali e servizi sociali», n. 3, 2012, il Mulino, Bologna. Mappare la campagna in città: immagini tra New York City e l’Italia (with Pierluigi Musarò), in «Sociologia della comunicazione», n. 44, 2/2012, FrancoAngeli, Milano. Pratiche di consumo e civic engagement: il consumo impegnato di natura in città, in Comunicazione e civic engagement, R. Bartoletti, F. Faccioli (eds), FrancoAngeli Milano 2013. Roberta Bartoletti University of Urbino - Italy

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