We work to create films, publications and articles with the goal of advocating for the importance of urban agriculture in refugee camps. Through these materials, we aim to share individual stories and knowledge about what works and what is possible. A selection of articles about our work are available below.

Lemon Tree Trust Impact Report
Field Notes No.4: 2018 – Available here: Lemon Tree Trust Impact Report 2018

Lemon Tree Trust Impact Report
Field Notes No.3: 2017-18 – Available here: LTT IMPACT REPORT Q1 2018

Lemon Tree Trust Press Release – May 2018
Winners Announced in Refugee Camp Garden Competition – Refugee Camp Garden Comp Winners

Chelsea Flower Show
Lemon Tree Trust Garden Brochure – Available here: Garden Brochure

The Telegraph
Green shoots of hope: the Chelsea Flower Show garden celebrating the ingenuity of Syrian refugees”
Annie Gatti (2018) Available here or an Arabic (العربية) version here: Lemon Tree Trust – Telegraph article_Arabic

 

Gardens Illustrated
“Gardens of Hope”
Caroline Beck (2018) Available to read here to read or via subscription from Gardens Illustrated

FOODTANK Article
Urban Agriculture and Forced Displacement in Iraq: “This garden is my kingdom”
Helene Schulze (2018) Available here

Transforming Land, Transforming Lives – Greening Innovation and Urban Agriculture in the Context of Forced Displacement
Lemon Tree Trust (2017)
Booklet available here

Growing Food Growing Home Growing Dignity
Lemon Tree Trust (2017)
Profile available here

Thriving Spaces: The Benefits and Challenges of Incorporating Urban Agriculture into Refugee Camp Infrastructurefor Refugee Camps
Forced Migration Review 55: pages 46-48 (2017)
Article available here

Agroforestry for Refugee Camps
Agriculture for Development, 28 (2016)
Article available here

Urban Farming and Urban Planning in Times of Crisis
Urban Agriculture Magazine, 31 (2016)
Article available here

Supporting Refugees Through Greening Innovation and Urban Agriculture
Lemon Tree Trust, No. 1 (2017)
Biannual report available here

Transforming Land Transforming Lives
Lemon Tree Trust (2017)
Leaflet – low res available here
Leaflet – high res available here

 

The Azadi Community Garden in Domiz 1 camp in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, is run by a small team of gardeners headed up Aveen, our Operations Manager. We asked team members Ismail and Shalal (pictured below) some questions about their work in the garden and their favourite plants. Ismail “I’m Ismail, a Syrian refugee. … Continued

Huge gratitude and thanks go to Erin Benzakein, Becky Crowley and all the team at Floret Flowers. As well as a generous donation of Floret seeds to our emergency ‘Gardener to Gardener’ Seed Appeal, Erin has published a lovely interview feature with our founder Stephanie Hunt on the Floret website. In the feature, Stephanie chats … Continued

Our heartfelt thanks go to Bridget and Henrietta at The Land Gardeners for donating profits from the first issue of their new pop-up magazine to Lemon Tree Trust. In this beautiful digital magazine, The Land Gardeners share what to plant and how to grow in lockdown. Plus, read about Erin Benzakein’s favourite pink flowers, Paul Bangay’s most-loved garden book, Kay … Continued