Green Fingers

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  • Attracting adult learners, especially older people, to carry out practical work with children, using gardening as an educational activity
  • Promoting intergenerational learning and contact
  • Creating new pan-European links, being developed by both staff and learners exchanging knowledge and ideas with the counterparts
  • Sharing a common language –the theme of gardening- to overcome linguistic and cultural barriers


  • Setting up ‘Green Fingers groups’, bringing together trainers, learners, gardening experts and those working with children
  • Creation of a new gardening space, accessible to children and the group (in a school, in a public park, in the countryside)
  • Run regular practical sessions, including share meals for all, to publicise the learning opportunities
  • Design of the project portfolio
  • Exchange of information on Best Practice, presentation materials, dissemination of ideas
  • Submission of material for the project website


  • Coordinator: Point Europa (United Kingdom)
  • Pistes-Solidaires (France)
  • Association of Gulbene Agriculture (Latvia)
  • Tobias Schule (Austria)
  • ACD La Hoya (Spain)
  • Association Hodina H (Czech Republic)
  • Diagonál Magyarország Ifjúságsegítök Országos Szervezete (Hungary)

Il progetto

Green Fingers

Numero di progetto

Data di attuazione

01/10/2009 – 31/07/2011

Istituzione Finanziatrice

DG EAC, LLP National Agency, Grundtvig – Learning Partnership


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