Gardens, cities and people - How to assess urban gardening
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|This paper presents a methodology tool that standardizes the assessment of gardening sites and, at the same time, aims at representing the most user-friendly approach to easily assess a wide range of these specific areas. This methodology is based on a multidisciplinary approach and evaluates territory in three perspectives. The first looks at urban gardening in urban planning. The second perspective analyses the social benefits of gardening community and the economic aspects of urban gardening including its contribution to food security. The third aspect examines the environmental aspects of gardening sites, including their contribution to biodiversity support.