10 Urban Agriculture Projects from Europe’s Greenest City: Freiburg, Germany


With the city itself covered in over 40 percent forestland, Freiburg has nature built into its infrastructure. Positioned next to the world-famous black forest of Germany, Freiburg, on first glance, seems perfectly poised to be an attractive tourist resort. Freiburg’s community, however, define their place in the European community as a vanguard of urban sustainability. Perhaps no other city in the world has gone as far as Freiburg in reconciling itself with its surrounding ecosystems, to the benefit of its communities and economy.