Published by City Farmer, Canada's Office of Urban Agriculture


Photos of Cuban Urban Agriculture

by Alejandro R. Socorro Castro
Alejandro R. Socorro Castro
Agronomist, Professor and Researcher at the University of Cienfuegos, Cuba

Ciencias Agrarias, Universidad de Cienfuegos
Cuatro Caminos, Cienfuegos CP 59430, Cuba
Teléfono y fax: (53) (432) 22912
Fax: (53) (432) 22762

photo 1
Organopónico. Fresh vegetable production in a substrate composed by a mix of soil and organic matter from manures, composts and vermicomposts.

photo 2
A view of an organopónic in Cienfuegos City. The substrate is being managed in order to restablish the fertility.

photo 3
In the first container a practice of intercropping for doing more intensive the system.

Other views.





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Revised Tuesday, February 2, 1999

Published by City Farmer
Canada's Office of Urban Agriculture