Garden Lab in Portugal

The FoodLab project in Portugal has four gardens, two in Viseu, one at agricultural vocational school (EPAMAC) in Marco de Canaveses and another at Valadares secondary school. The Viseu`s garden labs are Plot No. 14 of a set of community and educational gardens of Quinta da Cruz implemented by the municipality of Viseu in 2015 and the Social Garden of Dr. Vítor Fontes establishment, a special education centre aimed at educating children and young people with intellectual disabilities and learning difficulties. The first garden has an area of 70m2 and the second an area of 100m2. Both garden labs are worked by the entities associated to the Viseu project Avispt21 and the establishment Dr. Vitor Fontes.

The vegetable garden in Marco de Canaveses is a garden integrated in EPAMAC and consists of an outdoor area of about 500m2 and a quarter of their greenhouse for the production of protected crops. The practical work was in charge of the class of 2nd TPA, in the UFCD’s of the discipline of Agricultural Production.

The garden lab of the Secondary School Dr. Joaquim Gomes Ferreira Alves is located in Valadares (Porto). It has an area of about 300 m2 and includes a greenhouse and a composting unit. The cultivation of the vegetable garden has been promoted in the context of Natural Sciences subject and of school’s Live Science Club, mobilising 8th grade classes and some groups of 9th, 10th and 11th grade students and, more occasionally, parents, teachers and employees.

Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Spain
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal
Garden Lab in Portugal