Recently the municipality of Milan contacted us to tell them about our experience regarding the project OpenAgri.
Let’s go step by step and share with you how this project was conceived as a real contribution from the ( Carta di Milano )which aims at: “ protecting the future of the planet and the right of future generations to live prosperous and fulfilling lives, in line with the principles of environmental sustainability and fairness“. Based on these general and shared principles, the Municipality of Milan has made available a structured path for enhancing peri-urban areas, using the UIA call (
Thanks to this experience, OpenAgri allowed us to get to know the partner companies with whom we share the objective of involving urban areas directly, for the first time, in a large-scale experimentation laboratory that identifies innovative and visionary solutions.
Therefore, let us imagine the peri-urban landscape as a productive garden where people are involved in reforestation “ food-forest” ,applying the principles of reuse and recycling while learning from nature and trying to imitate it as best they can.
Let us take an example and imagine walking through a wood in the outskirts of Milan. While walking we are not aware of the fact that
Our walk continues and takes us to some other interesting places of this forest garden: we discover urban flowers that enchant us with their beauty, while the beer project invites us to take a pleasant break from our walk. Just imagine! And think about the impact this vision could have: companies that create jobs, contaminated land gets recovered, a