The Edible Bus Stop: A Very Literal and Laudable Grassroots Renovation of a London Street Corner

The ‘Edible Bus Stop’, a project created by a group of neighbours with the aim to beautify a small patch of public garden on a busy and overlooked road of London, has deservedly caught the attention of national and international press. Although grassroots movements have been taking place across the world for a few years, usually most initiatives stem from political or economic reasons intended to empower local communities. In this case, what makes the ‘Edible Bus Stop’ a case to praise is the fact that it has not only been renovating a derelict tiny plot but it has brought an entire local community together in the most organic way possible.

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