Mapping Stockholm’s urban farming and its edible biotopes

Documentation of a mind map produced during the meeting Mapping Stockholm’s urban farming and its edible biotopes at the Architectural Museum in Stockholm 12th of July 2012. Organized by The New Beauty Council together with UniGrowCity.

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1. Challanges

1.1. Attract diverse participants (mostly white middle class engaged)

2. Stockholm Green Map

2.1. Green Map Systems

2.1.1. Interactive user created sustainable map - Open Green Map - Hard to reach people via the web Find projects, people etc Wiki-structure, becomes what the users make it into

3. Forest gardening

3.1. Suburban Farming

3.1.1. Maximum biodiversity

3.2. Christian/Tillväxt Free Food For All

3.2.1. How do people know what to pick? New node

3.2.2. Map the plants! Maximum biodiversity

3.3. (Economical) Growth

3.4. Possabillities

3.4.1. Integrate into institutional education

3.4.2. Big popular interest

3.4.3. Big media spread

3.5. Challanges

3.5.1. Few active participants

3.5.2. Longterm engagement

3.5.3. To get people to start their own projects in their communities

3.6. Active citizenship

3.6.1. Approach people directly on site

3.6.2. People have to learn how to preserve fruits and vegetable at school

4. Mapping as a tool

4.1. Farming the city -

5. Community gardens in suburbs and CSA

5.1. Folkodlarna Skarpnäck -

5.1.1. Olof Challange Longterm participation Possabilities Growing into several projects Big media support Active citizenship Interacting with locals and bypassers Melting pot and platform for different ideas and activities - also connected to Linje 17

5.2. Kärrtorps Gerilla Community Garden

5.2.1. Mica

5.3. Matparken Skarpnäck

5.3.1. Folkodlarna med Sara Wallin

5.4. CSA - community supported agricultur

5.5. Ben - Citymine(d)

5.5.1. Possabilities Create meeting place across class, race, gender, age, sexuality, disability etc

5.6. Siraj

5.6.1. Challanges Participate seriously on the capitalist market The Cuban Model - everyone can participate on their terms in a local produce exchange How to be part of massculture? Make a real percentual difference Need deregulation on local level Honesty on our level

5.6.2. Possabilities Putting Economy into our projects Farming the city - connector? Honesty on our level Daring to cross the street - "meet the other"

5.6.3. Active citizenship Take part in the political sphere Engage in municipal politics Engage in national party politics Civil disobidience


6. Art as a tool for social change

6.1. Academy of Contemporary Art, Tromsö/ Margrethe and Veronica

6.1.1. Challanges Reach diverse locals

6.1.2. Active citizenship Self-initiated education Practicing selforganization

6.1.3. Possabillities Art as a tool for social change

6.1.4. Marjetica Potrc

6.2. The New Beauty Council

7. The urban garden as a social space

7.1. Prinzessinnengarten/Berlin (Caroline & Elizabeth)

7.1.1. Garden as a teacher Learning site

7.1.2. Garden Working Day

7.1.3. Garden as a Platform

7.1.4. Learning to develop the city

7.1.5. Relationships are not mobile

7.1.6. Experience-based learning - peer to peer

7.1.7. Currency is not being activist Responsability of contiuning Understanding complex structures

7.1.8. Posing questions openly! Making the process public! We stay! 3. Before leaving - Process of participatory city planning

7.1.9. Sell for set price - social value over 15 years Ref. Ingvar Nielsen Monetization of social value

7.2. Trädgård på Spåret/Stockholm (Max & Phillip)

7.2.1. Mobile Temporary Non-profit Urban Garden Social Green Market Economical Ecological planting school Educational Cultural "Activity" Cultural

7.3. How to deal with gentrification that might be accelerated though community gardens?

8. Concious Action - Gentle Action

8.1. Pari Center for New Learning/Italy

8.1.1. Shantena Shrinking villages Conform to EU regulations

8.1.2. Cruz Garden as a social and therapeutical space