Urban agroforestry in Budapest

Degrowth cooperative Cargonomia has created an edible, organic public garden in the heart of the city. Our edible forest garden experiment in Budapest is part of a doctoral research project on urban agroforestry at the Szent Istvan University of Budapest, in the Faculty of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism. It was constructed in partnership with Budapest’s 14th District Council and the social Degrowth cooperative Cargonomia.   The garden opened with… continue reading.

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Reimagining the world of (care)work: the case of Cargonomia

Reimagining the world of (care)work: the case of Cargonomia Authors: Ágota Csoma and Orsolya Lazányi Review: Beatte Littig This is an essay of the writing workshop Socio-Ecological Economics, published on 9 February 2019 Introduction A dominating capitalist market economy, especially in the west and increasingly in central and eastern Europe, centers life around working and consuming… continue reading.

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Cycling for alternative systems, the Cargonomia experiment in Budapest in Cooperative City Magazine

In Budapest, a group of enthusiastic and passionate young people came together to mix their own ingredients, in the form of independent initiatives: an organic and biodynamic farm, Zsámboki Biokert Spaces; a community-based Do it Yourself (DiY) bike workshop, Cyclonomia Spaces; and a self-organised bike messenger and delivery company, Kantaa, with an intended ‘spill’ of ‘social consciousness’. The… continue reading.

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Cargo bikes in the south

Cargo bikes in the “south world”   In Europe it is widely comminicated and shared that the Copenhagen agglomeration (1,2 million inhabitant) is the Mecca of Cargo-bikes, with 40 000 of them in the streets daily. But other cities and countries overpass this number and show other ways of practising velo-logistics. How are cargobikes being… continue reading.

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1st year anniversary party

One year ago, working in cooperation with our partners and supporters we launched Cargonomia, a center for sustainable logistical solutions and local food distribution by cargobike. We are glad to invite you to the 1st year anniversary gathering of Cargonomia. Program: 18h30 Opening of the doors 19h Introduction speech: what has happened in the last… continue reading.

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Cargonomia: Call for projects

Cargonomia, center for sustainable logistical solutions and local food distribution by cargobikes in Budapest, is also an open community space hosting regular participatory workshops like Varronomia or Repair Café. We are happy to announce a call for projects which we can support, and to offer our spaces for meaningful convivial activities dealing with well-being, democracy,… continue reading.

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Order a box of organic vegetables

Every week you have the opportunity to order a box of vegetables from our partners Zsámboki Biokert  with eggs, breads from bakery Poppy. Orders can be placed from 15:00 on Wednesday to Tuesday morning at 8:00am the following week, and will be delivered on the following Thursday to pick up points. You can find more… continue reading.

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