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

 

This International Tea Day, our operations manager, Aveen, shares her delicious and refreshing recipe for herbal tea. It blends rose, lemon balm, rosemary, lavender, santolina and mint. Before Covid-19, Aveen and our group of gardeners enjoyed taking tea together in the Azadi Community Garden in Domiz. After a busy session tending to the plants, it … Continued

Mr Fothergill’s and the Lemon Tree Trust are working together to provide 100,000 packets of quality seed to people living in refugee and IDP (internally displaced people) camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Mr Fothergill’s is supporting our Emergency ‘Gardener to Gardener’ Seed Appeal with a week-long promotion to its UK customers. For every … Continued

The global spread of Coronavirus Covid-19 means it is not possible to run our garden competitions in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) this spring. However, we will continue to encourage people to sow seeds and enjoy gardening by celebrating refugee and IDP camp home gardens with a ‘virtual’ home garden exhibition this year. Residents … Continued