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Garden Allotments: A London Kitchen Vision

From: The Kitchen Sisters
Series: Hidden Kitchens
Length: 06:49

Hidden Kitchens travels to London to explore the old and endangered tradition of Allotments, urban communal garden plots wedged in between buildings, planted in abandoned open spaces, carved into hillsides, some bequeathed to the working classes on protected land, and scattered across the city by the hundreds.

Plot_owner_-c1970_small London's "allotment" gardens are an unusual and vibrant system of community gardens across the entire city. Tended by immigrants, retirees, chefs and fans of fresh food, the allotments make up a kitchen community like no other.

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London's "allotment" gardens are an unusual and vibrant system of community gardens across the entire city. Tended by immigrants, retirees, chefs and fans of fresh food, the allotments make up a kitchen community like no other.

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Great FoodStuff

This piece is both inspiring and beautiful.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

Hidden Kitchens travels to London to explore the old and endangered tradition of Allotments, urban communal garden plots wedged in between buildings, planted in abandoned open spaces, carved into hillsides, some bequeathed to the working classes on protected land, and scattered across the city by the hundreds.

OUTRO:

Produced by The Kitchen Sisters, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, with Roman Mars. Mixed by Jim McKee.