Neighbours sow field of nectar-rich flowers at Hotel Buiten. Urbaniahoeve and Hotel Buiten are collaborating on growing an elder flower orchard and plucking garden at the former children’s wading pools next to the Sloterplas.

An innovative hotel concept on the Sloterplas, soon at Hotel Buiten families can spend the night in beautiful cabins, host an outdoor party or wedding, or enjoy the restaurant with its home grown food. Together with interested locals Urbaniahoeve is developing a high-value set of eco-system services that include an orchard, plucking gardens, and herbs for essential oils.