Ongoing projects

2022

triptyques d'Aubrac

An artistic residency project in the Aubrac region in partnership with PNRA (Regional Natural Park of the Aubrac), Lycée Hôtelier Saint-Chély d’Apcher (gastronomy school), photographer Jean-Sébastien Caron and multi-disciplinary artist Sara Harakat. 

gardening at schools

At the primary school of Ambeyrac, we are inviting the children to explore the forest behind the school and create a garden in their yard – a place to observe, touch play and experiment. 

ardoises de paysage

The “ardoise” (slate) is a reflection of landscape, from its atmospheres to its wild growing tastes. We bring them on our mobile kitchen into public squares or into open events. 

doctoral research

Following the question how to create hospitable and thriving pockets in hot, dry and extreme climates or unusual soils. Anna Lena’s research is based at the Human Geography faculty of the Goethe University Frankfurt and embedded in the Research-in-action community.

za'atar of a place

A growing collection of za’atar born of the places where we encounter thyme from the stone plateau of Causses du Quercy to the mediterrannean garrigue of Narbonne. 

rencontres
plantes & délices

Invitations in and around Paris for the release of the French translation of “Plants for the People : a modern guide to plant medicine” by Erin Lovell Verinder. 

2019-2021

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wild plant walks

Valley of the Lot, 2019-2021

By paying attention to their characters and investigating into their stories together, we bring groups to walk and encounter wild plants within a wider landscape. We harvest and make illustrated booklets to leave a trace of the encounter.

Dining in the wild

Valley of the Lot, 2019 – 2021

A series of lunches and dinners in surprising outdoor locations. Our menus are a testimony to the local landscapes and carry the deep flavors of seasonal harvest and produce.

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a garrigue inspired garden

Corbières, 2021 

The scene is set at a vineyard in the Corbières. We begin planting a garrigue inspired, drought-resilient garden as a melange of wild and cultivated plants.

 

our project partnerS

Départementales Magazine 

Domaine de la Genentière 

École des Villages d’Olt 

Editions Ulmer 

Îlots Magazine

Maison des arts Georges et Claude Pompidou 

Librairie Le livre en fête 

La Grange du Héron – village de gîtes

Le Ranc – maison d’hôtes 

Mairie de Balaguier d’Olt 

© Photographs : Atelier Za’atar, Flavia Sistiaga, Jean-Sébastien Caron