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Sustainable Urban Agriculture: Vineyards in the Heart of Paris

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Usually the second week in October, the Montmartre Harvest Festival invites residents and tourists to sample true Parisian culture and dedication to the city’s agricultural roots — celebrating the remaining vineyards in the heart of Paris. Festivalgoers may enjoy a parade, music, folklore, tours of vineyards, auctions, and wine tasting.

Growing Food in Paris: Jardin Luxembourg Orchards

Located in the heart of Paris, in the 6th arrondissement, is┬áthe Luxembourg Gardens. Built in 1612 to encompass the grounds of the palace built for the Regent of France, Marie de Medici, the gardens span 23 hectares (nearly 60 acres) and are an icon of Parisian life. The gardens and palace were inspired by the…