Food & The City

Weekend van de Wetenschap, October 1 + 2

What is the best way to produce food in an urban landscape? During the 'Weekend van de Wetenschap', Mediamatic opens up it's Bio Clean Lab and Aquaponics Garden for all who are interested in the cultivation of fish, plants, herbs and mushrooms. Sign up for the Mushroom workshop on Saturday, join one of the 4 free Aquaponics tours on Sunday or visit Mediamatic ETEN for a taste of our vegan menu.

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Aquaponics Tours start every hour (sun) from 13:00 - 16:00


Growing food in the Aquaponics system - Petrina harvesting some herbs to be used in the restaurant of Mediamatic ETEN. Anisa Xhomaqi



Saturday 1 Oct0ber
14:00 - 16:00 Workshop: Learn to grow Mushrooms / Ticket
16:00 - 21:30 Eating and drinking at Mediamatic ETEN

Sunday 2 October
13:00 - 16:00 Aquaponics tours (13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00) / Free
16:00 - 21:30 Eating and drinking at Mediamatic ETEN

Learn to grow Mushrooms

During this introduction course you will learn how to cultivate the Oyster Mushroom at home. You will go home with your own bag of substrate and gain a better understanding of the potential fungi as source for new biomaterials. Tickets: Students €28,- / Regular €40,- The workshop will be given in English by Wouter Hassing of Mycophillia

Visit the Aquaponics Farm

Aquaponics systems combine the cultivation of fish (aquaculture) and plants (hydroponics - growing plants without soil) in one system. During the Aquaponics Tour we will guide you through our sustainable greenhouse and introduce you to this form of urban agriculture.
The tours (Eng) are for free and will be held on Sunday from 13:00 - 16:00. Tours start at 13:00 / 14:00 / 15:00 / 16:00

Taste locally produced mushrooms, herbs and beer

Visit Mediamatic ETEN for a delicious Autumn dish (with herbs from our Aquaponics garden en mushrooms from Wouter Hassing) an experimental Myco Beer, or refreshing cup of Aquaponics Tea. Go here to see the full menu of Mediamatic ETEN. Reservations for the restaurant can be made via +31 6 3190 3218

Weekend van de Wetenschap - Food & the City
Sat. 1 + Sun. 2 October
Mediamatic Biotoop, Dijkspark 6, Amsterdam

Coming Up

25 Sept. - Rotzooi, fermentation festival | 6 Oct. - Odorama: The Anthropology Edition

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