Green Areas in Postdam: statistics

Almende Kontor


Allmende-Kontor (“Commons-Kontor”) is located on an area of the former Tempelhof Airport, which will be a future construction site for residential housing.




Freie Schule_4Freie Schule Potsdam

The “Freie Schule Potsdam” is a small private school with pupils of the age from 6 to 12. On its ground the school has an own garden. The school has founded a regulary garden-group and makes gardening with pupils during the lessons.





Freiland is a self-managed cultural center. Mostly left alternative people visit this place. It was established in May 2011. On an area of about 12.000m² many different projects and events take place (e.g. youth club, ateliers, bar, sport groups, project for teaching science subjects, offices of political organisations).




 Wagenburg Tornow

Tornow 38 is an alternative living project on the peninsula Hermannswerder. This project consist of 8 construction trailer and 1 main house. Currently here are living 13 adults and 8 children together. The main aspect of this project is a living together close to the nature. They produce partly their own energy by photovoltaic and find it important to re-use things.




The objective of the project was to establish a garden for the neighbourhood.(The garden can sell produced vegetables in the supermarket and gets unsold vegetables of the supermarket for composting.)





 Interkultureller Garten am Schlaatz

It is a community garden initiated by foreigners of more than 10 different nations. All the participants have their own plot and work nevertheless together. The area where the garden exists is in ownership of the city.






This cooperative was established in 2005 and is an agricultural project with the aspect of being non-commercial. The garden is situated in a rural area 90 km north of Berlin. The gardeners bring their products (mainly potatoes) especially to Berlin and share them.




Meine Ernte


“Meine Ernte” is a company which is active in the segment of “leasing gardens for 1 season”. This is a relatively new commercial model in Urban Gardening. The idea was developed in the late 80s in Austria and has been spreading in Germany for several years.




The garden is a meeting place for the neighbourhood and a place where interested people can share their knowledge about gardening.




Projekthaus Potsdam 

The garden as a field for agricultural experimentation.





Rosa Rose


Gardening independent of financial resources and ownership of land.





Ton Steine Gärten


Intercultural gardening in the midst of the densely populated city center. Meeting place for the multiethnic neighbourhood to gain experiences with subsistence farming.