The proposed phd thesis aims to monitoring and study the practice of urban gardening in the city of Volos, its relation to the city’s culture and identity and its role in the contemporary urban food system. The research is focusing in the relation of urban gardening, everyday life and space, in the current social, cultural, environmental and economic urban condition. It will study also the eco-growing movement wich is based and active in the region, and his interaction with the city. The purpose is to investigate and document the contribution of these two phenomena to the identity and urban resilience of Volos, as a middle scale greek city.
Τhe research will use tools of the qualitative and quantitative research, literature review, archive and field research.