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Food

Benches­Collective Turns Streets Into A Giant Outdoor Café

BankjesCollectief

Every first Sunday of the month, the BankjesCollectief (BenchesCollective) turns the streets of Amsterdam into the ‘largest’ outdoor café in the world. The owners of the benches decide what they offer and the visitors determine the value afterwards. Of course, the offerings can be food and drinks, but also activities like salsa classes, knitting workshops, and (clothing) swap sessions.

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  • Fish And Chips From A Rooftop Farm

    Fish & Chips

    We have seen plenty rooftop farming initiatives over the past years here on Pop-Up City, but this one takes the ideas about farming and repurposing rooftops to a new level. Something & Son have initiated a peculiar sustainable farming project on the roof of a building in Folkestone, UK. The designers grow fish and other crops behind the facade of a characteristic fish and chips restaurant.

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    Food To Go, Brought To You

    Asking the public what change they wanted to see, the City of Sydney Council say that one of the most heard responses was for "more food options late at night"

    What began as a one year trial with nine food trucks operating around Sydney has now grown into a huge city-wide service. Asking the public what change they wanted to see in the city, the City of Sydney Council say that one of the most resounding responses was for “more food options late at night”. And so the Sydney Food Trucks project began.

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  • Japanese Commuters Grow Veggies On Train Station Rooftops

    Soradofarm

    Rooftop farms have been established all over the world to enable growing food in dense urban areas. In Japan, a whole new kind of an urban rooftop farm was opened recently. Soradofarm is an urban agriculture project that uses the rooftops of train stations to accommodate urban gardens for waiting train passengers that want to use their transfer time to relax and train their gardening skills.

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