The ecosystem of the Jardin des Nations

The Jardin des Nations transitional urbanism concept is based on a collaborative approach, bringing together various local producers to enable them to develop their businesses

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LA BARJE

In Geneva, the “La Barje” association, created in 2004, is now well known, with a reputation as being of real public benefit: at the Jardin des Nations, “La Barje” has been chosen to manage the refreshments bar area.

The offer will include local beers, the famous homemade lemonade, artisan and local produce, a pétanque court, live gigs and a cultural program as well as some internship positions for young people.

The refreshment bar area at the Jardin du Nations is currently closed! It will reopen in spring 2023. 

Taking agriculture to the city with the Genève Cultive association, which has been supporting the development of urban agriculture and biodiversity in the Canton of Geneva since 2015.

GENEVE CULTIVE

Through its many activities, Genève Cultive raises awareness of local, seasonal, environmentally friendly food production. The association also campaigns for green spaces to be taken into account in future urban development projects, with the aim of developing sustainable cities and communities and combating climate change. Genève Cultive is implementing a new approach to agriculture at the heart of the Jardin des Nations by setting up “Le Potager des Nations”, an agro-ecological urban market garden covering 3,500 square metres. This urban farm is a real focal point for discussion and interaction between members of the international organisations and Genevans – a place for living, learning, talking and sharing through inclusive participatory projects, courses and workshops. All are welcome to come and buy fresh, seasonal produce, to learn the basics of gardening and to discover the benefits of healthy and local grown food.

This urban farm is a real focal point for exchange and encounters between members of the international organisations and Genevans, a place for living, learning, talking and sharing through participatory projects, courses and workshops.

All are welcome to come and buy fresh, seasonal produce, to learn gardening basics and to discover the benefits of healthy, local food.

Find out about the collaborative and agro-ecological urban micro-farm project

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LA RUCHE

La Ruche is a non-profit organisation that with the mission of reintegratating people in dangerous situations

The purpose of the organisation is to coordinate and supervise reintegration activities. The persons being assisted are vulnerable people, suffering from isolation within society and who socio-culturally require accommodation for assistance and security.

In partnership and collaboration with the Jardin des Nations, La Ruche offers these people jobs in maintenance and cleaning of the Garden, waste and sorting management or maintenance work order to helps them to earn an income and reintegrate.

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Jardin des Nations is always interested in developing new new projects and activities that may interest you.

Please contact us if you would like to share ideas and suggestions of what you would like to see or experience!

contact@jardin-des-nations.ch

 

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