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Restor(y)ing Brussels Health Gardens



Dear Followers,

We continue to work on Jardins Santé à Bruxelles  project full proposal and we will be back with some news in September 2020.

Warmest regards to you all from Health Gardens in Brussels Community


Health Gardens in Brussels walks and visits on World Environment Day, 5 June 2020

Many urban gardens in densely populated cities like Brussels are islands of thriving biodiversity and health. On this World Environment Day we will make walks and visits in various Health Gardens of Brussels to observe the diversity of medicinal and edible plants which can help us to preserve our health and prevent various diseases. We will share on-line in coming weeks with you glimpses of our observations.

International Conference Cultural Heritage for Mental Health 2 | Call for Contributions

The much positive feedback we received after the international conference Participation in cultural heritage for mental health recovery on 29 and 30 November 2018 in Ghent has encouraged us to organise a new edition in 2020. FARO, Museum Dr. Guislain and Iedereen Leest are teaming up again to deliver the second International Conference Cultural Heritage for Mental Health 2 on Thursday 10thand Friday 11th December 2020.

Final programme:

Green spaces of care sessions

There are many inspiring examples of cultural heritage institutions that use green spaces or gardening as a framework for working with vulnerable people. After all, a green space is often the way for a community to come into contact with a museum in an accessible way. For example, people can create a vegetable garden together with the museum or participate in creative workshops with material that comes from the museum garden.