BelAkker is the urban agriculture workshop of Groot Eiland. BelAkker also includes 4 vegetable gardens where we grow high value crops: La Petite Senne at the Quai du Hainaut, Aux Ursulines in Les Marolles, L'abattoir on the roof of the Abattoirs and Hélifarm (more info and a short film) in the Northern Quarter,. These 4 gardens in the center work according to the SPIN-farming method: Small Plot Intensive Farming.
The 5th Courjette garden of 1.5 hectares on the UZ site in Jette is a CSA project: Community Supported Agriculture.
The project includes also FleurAkker which is our sustainable flower picking project in Jette, more info here.
Our article in Le Sillion Belge.
Why choose BelAkker?