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

 

Ahmed Ibrahim Ismail lives in the Azar neighbourhood of Domiz 2 camp. “I have a humble garden in my house, and I started working on it with my children two years ago. We have spent many good times in it, especially during the curfew for the coronavirus.⁣  ⁣“My garden contains 20 different types of roses and … Continued

We’re thrilled to welcome Hamid Abdullah to the Lemon Tree Trust as our Horticulture & Landscape Consultant. Based in Erbil, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Hamid will support Aveen and our team with horticulture training and landscape design for existing and new projects.  We asked him a few questions to get to know him better:  Which landscape designers are you influenced by and why?  … Continued

One thing that Covid-19 has highlighted is that gardening has no borders. We are all finding solace in our personal green space, wherever we are in the world. Your support throughout 2020 and beyond – whether that’s sending seed to our emergency appeal, making a one-off or regular donation via our JustGiving page, or liking, … Continued