29 Sep '17, 9am

An Urban Farm in Oslo Combines Food, Art, and Community - gb&d

On a summer day in Oslo, a local entrepreneur stops by the farm with his family for a picnic and to check on their plot of crops. Nearby, a young woman pushes a wheelbarrow across the grass. Just over the hill, hens are clucking. “This is how we’re going to win climate change,” says Anne Beate Hovind , looking out from atop a ship-shaped “bakehouse .” Hovind is the project manager at Oslo’s Losæter , located a short walk but a world away from the city’s opera house and the buzz of tourists at hotels. Many people, locals included, don’t realize Losæter is here, but the discovery is part of the fun. “This place makes it possible for a lot of people to be creative,” Hovind says, adding that the farm has continued to evolve since it started less than five years ago. “It started out one way, and today we have a city farmer here, we have a public bakehouse, we have a baker who w...

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