Food in Berlin: Prinzessinnengarten

Prinzessinnengarten

One of the biggest and most well-known urban gardening projects in Berlin is based in Kreuzberg and called Prinzessinnengärten. It’s a beautiful place that transformed a former urban wasteland at Moritzplatz (once the location of the departmentstore Wertheim) into a prosperous and flourishing garden. Everything is grown in mobile planting containers since the city only allows a temporary lease of one year at a time and the garden must be moveable. This rather displeasing lease strategy of course guarantees that the now coveted space is available for a high priced sale to investors. Since we think losing this project is not an option, we highly recommend you support them by visiting, buying their produce and/or donating. PLUS: SIGN THE PETITION!

Besides offering a huge variety of vegetables, flowers and herbs to grow and harvest yourself or simply buy from their Kiosk, you can also visit their garden café and restaurant, which offers a daily lunch menu.
Needless to say that their approach is aiming for organic and sustainable farming. The project has also been designed to create a social hub in Kreuzberg, merging people from different backgrounds with the common goal of establishing a gardening community, which not only feeds but also educates and entertains people.

In short, it’s a delightful place to spend your summer time and a proper playground for your green thumb.

Learn more about the project and its concept in this video.

Prinzessinnengarten
Prinzenstrasse 35–38
10969 Berlin Kreuzberg

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Subway: Moritzplatz
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Opening Hours:
Mon–Sun 11:00–18:00

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