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Urban farming

Associations and communities can lease land areas from the City for small-scale urban farming. In urban farming, plants are grown in growing containers, in growing beds, in growing bags or on small patches.

Individual city residents can directly contact farming associations or establish their own community for urban farming.

How can you lease an area?

Submit the application form (pdf) and its attachment(s) by e-mail to ulkoilma@hel.fi.

Submit the following attachments:

  • a map of the area to be leased
  • a description of the intended purpose of the area

How much does it cost?

€2/m²/growing season

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Contact information

If necessary, you can contact inspectors (pdf) who process land leases by telephone on weekdays from 10.00 to 11.30 or by e-mail at ulkoilma@hel.fi.



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