Urban agriculture is developing in the neighborhoods of Toulouse
Jean-Luc Moudenc completed, Thursday, November 17, the Didier Daurat wasteland, an urban agriculture project in the Reynerie district of Toulouse. Events related to nature in the city will be regularly organized there, and picking will be possible there with free access.
While the “NATURES Pradettes” association continues to try to relaunch an urban farm project in the Bordeblanche district, others have developed in Toulouse. This Thursday, November 17, Jean-Luc Moudenc reflected the Didier Daurat wasteland, in the Reynerie district.
The Mayor of Toulouse visited this green wasteland near the Mirail, transformed into an area of urban agriculture. Vegetable and fruit crops are freely accessible, as is picking in this place. Everything is maintained and animated by the various actors and partners of the project. ” It caused a real craze among the inhabitants of the district “, assures the Town Hall in a press release.
Other ongoing urban agriculture projects
This urban farm is one of the sites created by the Métropole as part of the “Fertile neighborhoods” call for projects launched in 2020 by the National Agency for Urban Renovation (ANRU). Thereby, Toulouse Metropolis also wishes to develop urban agriculture in the Bellefontaine and Trois Cocus districts.
For this, she joined to about ten partners, to facilitate the rapprochement between consumers and regional producers and give everyone access to healthy and sustainable food “. Jean-Jacques Bolzan, Deputy Mayor in charge of eating well, was also present at the inauguration. Despite the abandonment of the Pradettes farm, urban agriculture should therefore still have a future in Toulouse.
Access: Metro line A, Reynerie station – Bus 14, Mirail Université stop