Montse Rigat

Grup de recerca en Biodiver­sitat i Biosistemàtica vegetal (GREB). Universitat de Barcelona.

Vegetable gardens

Family orchards and vegetable plots in the Catalan Pyrenees play a key role in conservation and management of biodiversity and preservation of traditional knowledge. They also help enhance social cohesion and welfare while, at the same time, affirming cultural identity.