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

 

Domiz 1 camp is the home of our headquarters in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and one of our community gardens, Azadi. We regularly get asked questions about the set-up and infrastructure of refugee and IDP (internally displaced people) camps, as well as the living conditions there, so we wanted to share what we know. … Continued

Our thanks go to the Young Propagators Society for publishing Aisha Ahmed Omar’s story in their digital zine. Aisha is a gardener who lives in Domiz 1 camp, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, after she was forcibly displaced from Syria. She shares how gardening brings her connection, comfort and joy:⁣“I have had great success in growing leafy vegetables, which … Continued

Congratulations to graphic designer Kulsum Karolia on winning a Bronze Creative Conscience Award for her Lemon Tree Trust project.   As part of a final year project at the Manchester School of Art, UK, Kulsum and fellow students were tasked with creatively responding to and raising awareness about a social issue – to inspire and educate a global audience.  We were delighted when Kulsum chose Lemon Tree Trust.   She said: “Something that really stood out to me … Continued