Team

Team

  • Tomás Tojo

    Tomás Tojo
    Director

    Gardener and activist. He believes in a greener and more collaborative society. Develops projects in social economy, combining gardening and creativity with the desire for social change. Passionate about people, gramineae and herbaceous plants.

  • Ana Rebelo
    Producer

    Cultural and events producer. She enjoys yoga and has a passion for teams and processes. If she had to choose a single tree, it would be an Adansonia digitata, and for a fruit, she would choose an Alcobaça apple.

  • Telma Antunes
    Cultural Programmer and Volunteers

    Fascinated by the cross-pollination between ecology, the arts and humanities, ecotones and symbiotic relationships. Her first treasure was a herbarium and she grew up among fig trees. She has a soft spot for freesias, peonies, melissa officinalis, passiflora incarnata and sweet peas.

  • André Freire

    André Freire
    Communication

    With a background in architecture, he fell in love at a very young age with the warmth of Mediterranean landscapes, followed by a natural fascination with the long canopies of the Cupressus totem.

  • Carolina Belo Matias

    Carolina Matias
    Communication

    Translator and communicator, she is interested in language as a means and words as an end. She is fascinated by nictinastia and likes to observe the circadian rhythm of plants.

  • Ivo Meco

    Ivo Meco
    Content

    Biology teacher, amateur botanist, writer of the garden guide, “Jardins de Lisboa: Stories of Spaces, Plants and People”. He believes we become eternal in the form of stories in the memories of the world.

  • Filipe Cardigos

    Filipe Cardigos
    Communication Design and Illustration

    He is adept at propagation and plant swap. In the vegetable world, one of the things that fascinates him the most is seeing a plant moving on its own.

  • Mariana Rosa

    Mariana Rosa
    Web Design and Development

    She is a curious observer of the growth of plant species, particularly enchanted by those that sprout from inhospitable places. She joins the team to bridge green matter to the digital realm.

Acknowledgements

Special thanks to everyone who has been part of the team since 2017:

António Jorge, Rita Simões, Rodrigo Pereira, Rita Pereira, Pedro Teles, Maria Albergaria, Mafalda Bivar, Aline Macedo, João Teotónio, Manuel Loureiro and Cláudia Pereira.

 

Special thanks to all the owners who opened their gardens since 2017:

João and Teresa, João Silva, Nuno Prates, Carlota Albergaria, Maria Albergaria, George Glass, Mary Glass, Gonçalo Raposo and Sylvain.

 

Acknowledgement to all 65 volunteers of the Spring 2019 Edition:

Abigail Sobral, Alda Coelho, Alessandra Ranesi, Alexandre Semedo, Ana Martins, André Freire, Ângela Pité, Bruna Reis, Bruno Ceña, Callie Wentling, Carolina Silva, Cláudia Pereira, Cristina Domingues, Daniele Stefano, Débora Almeida, Diogo Gonçalves, Dora Russo, Eduardo Barreira, Elis Saturnino, Emily Saturnino, Erica Mendes, Eva Magalhães, Gabriel Medeiros, Inês Brito, Inês Durão, Inês Jerónimo, Inês Marques, Isabel Abreu, Isabel Pinto, Jacqueline Cousins, Joana Ferreira, Joana Martins, Joana Oliveira, João Cunha Ferreira, Laima Barros, Laura Mota, Leonor Fonseca, Lia Ferreira, Lucia Comparin, Luísa Brito, Mafalda Mendes, Manuel Lacerda, Margarida Granadeiro, Margarida Moreira, Maria da Graça Lopes, Maria Isabel Pinto, Maria Ruivo, Marilia Lopez, Marisa Sousa, Marta Rafael, Mathias Weigl, Michelle Monachino, Miguel Cardoso, Olga Garasymiv, Pedro Trindade, Pietro Romani, Rebecca Burton, Renata Zanotto, Ricardo Mororó, Sarah Sá, Sofia Rodrigues, Sofia Silva, Trish Lorenz, Vanessa Grilo and Veronique Bergier.

 

Acknowledgement to all 69 volunteers of the Autumn 2019 Edition:

Adriana Pereira, Alessandra Romani, Alexandra Ferreira, Alexandra Moura, Ana Lins, Ana Sofia Rodrigues, Ângela Alegria, Ângela Pité, Arnaldo Cellani Junior, Bruno Ceña, Bruno Xisto, Caroline Wentling, Catarina Martins Jorge, Cathy Douzil, Charlotte Simões, Claudia Pereira, Cris Werebe, Cristelle Alberto, Daniel Inácio, Débora Almeida, Diogo Batista, Dora Coelho, Giulia Alberti, Inês Conde, Inês Durão, Inês Martins, Isabel Carvalho, Jacira Paolino, Joana Fonseca Ferreira, João Sousa, Joseph Owen, Kasia Wilk, Leonor Fonseca, Leonor Keil, Lucia Comparin, Madalena Dias Ferreira, Mafalda Mendes, Manuel João Lacerda, Manuel Tavares, Margarida dos Santos, Maria Carolina Silva, Maria Inês Fonseca, Maria Inês Garcia, Maria Lopes, Mariana Ribeiro, Marta Rafael, Marta Sequeira, Mathilde Letessier, Melissa Coutinho, Natacha Dias, Neil Robert Beck, Nicoletta Pavese, Patrícia Monteiro, Pedro Farinha, Raquel Coelho, Rebecca Burton, Renata Motta, Renata Zanotto, Rita Rodrigues, Rui Sá, Shaela Pena, Silvia Carrasco, Sofia Silva, Susana Pinto, Telma Antunes, Thais Espindola, Vanessa Badagliacca, Vera Amaral and Yves Reust.

 

Acknowledgement to all 98 volunteers of the Spring 2020 Edition:

Agne Kanapeckaite, Alessandra Bovo Fischer, Alexandre Semedo Coelho, Amanda Mourão, Ana Carolina Helena, Ana Clemente, Ana Luísa Silva, Ângela Pité, Angelina Capella, Anna Bailey, Anna Stachowicz, Arnaldo Cellani Junior, Beatriz Moriano, Bernardo Paquito, Bruno Ceña, Bruno Xisto, Carla Ribeiro, Carlos Romão, Caroline Wentling, Catarina Costa, Catarina Martins Jorge, Cathy Douzil, Cátia Rodrigues, Clara Tino, Cristelle Alberto, Cristina Almeida, Cristina Machado, Cristina Werebe, Daniel Inácio, Daniel da Silva, David Peter de Souza, Délia Marçal, Denise Corrêa, Dianna Marchetti, Diogo Gonçalves, Diogo Perfeito, ElisaTonelli, Eva Leonor Alves, Felipe Umeda Valle, Filipa Alves de Sousa, Filipe Correia, Giulia Gallorini, Humberto Mendes, Inês Fonseca, Isabel Carvalho, Isabel Meireles, Isabel Seabra, Iúri Correia, Joana Esgalhado, João Miguel Carreira, João Cunha Ferreira, João Gil Delgado, João Albano Fernandes, José Narciso, Júlia Lopes, Katarzyna Jus, Laura Mota, Laura Ward, Leihla Pinho, Leonor Keil, Leonor Silva, Luís Maria Silva, Madalena Dias Ferreira, Mafalda Costa, Manuel Tavares, Maria Eliana Fernandes, Maria João Lopes, Mariana Pereira, Mariana de Sousa, Marina Vasconcellos, Marisa Silva, Marta Almeida, Marta Sequeira, Natasha Dias, Neil Robert Beck, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Patrícia Gaspar, Paula Lopes, Poline Lys, Rebecca Burton, Ricardo Lazera Martins, Rita Ribeiro, Sarah Höckner, Silvia Almeida Carrasco, Sofia Gomes, Sofia Silva, Suely Barbosa, Susana Pinto, Tatiana Ferreira, Tatielle Jorge, Telma Antunes, Teresa Carvalheira, Teresa Morais David, Teresa Lucas, Thais Carvalho Tobias, Vanessa Badagliacca, Vera Amaral and Vitor Moreira.

Acknowledgement to all 66 volunteers of the Autumn 2020 Edition:

Agne Kanapeckaite, Alessandra Fischer, Ana Carolina Helena, Ana Luísa Silva, Angela Pité, Arnaldo Cellani Jr, Aurora Solá, Bárbara Franco, Beatriz Sousa, Bruno Ceña, Bruno Xisto, Carla Ribeiro, Carlos Silva, Caroline Wentling, Catarina Martins Jorge, Cathy Douzil, Clisiane Santos, Cris Werebe, Cristelle Martins, Daniel Inácio, Daniel Teixeira, Dianna Marchetti, Diogo Gonçalves, Elva de Castro, Françoise Bourchenin, Frederico Montezuma, Guilherme de Sousa, Inês Durão, Inês Fonseca, Irene Gonçalves, Isabel Carvalho, Ioana Chichirita, Jaynal Abedin, João Janeiro, João Cunha Ferreira, João Gomes, João Sequeira, João Pedro Silva, Júlia Lopes, Laura Ward, Luísa Leão, Margarida Ralha, Maria Eduarda Goudard, Maria Inês Cruz, Maria João Lopes, Mariana de Sousa, Marta Sequeira, Marta Serôdio, Montse Louredo, Neil Beck, Nélia Santos, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Rebecca Burton, Rita Pereira, Rita Rufino, Rúben Crispim, Rute Fernandes, Sílvia Almeida Carrasco, Sofia Silva, Susana Pinto, Tatiana Ferreira, Telma Antunes, Teresa Lucas, Vicente Santa Rita, Vítor Moreira and Vitória Ferreira da Costa.

 

Acknowledgement to all 67 volunteers of the Spring 2021 Edition:

Alessandra Fischer, Amanda Balthazar, Ana Paula Fernandes, Ana Paula Gil, Ana Inês Palminha, Ana Maria Andrade, Ana Luísa Silva, Ângela Brás, Ângela Pité, António Ricardo, Bárbara Franco, Beatriz Couto, Bruno Ceña, Carla Ribeiro, Caroline Wentling, Catarina Martins Jorge, Cathy Douzil, Chiara Biasi, Chiara Flagiello, Cristelle Martins, Diogo Gonçalves, Elva de Castro, Filipa Henriques, Françoise Bourchenin, Frederik Schwarz, Gabriela Vidal, Inês Fonseca, Irene Gonçalves, Isabel Godinho, Jéssica Gomes, Jéssica de Oliveira, Joana Magalhães, João da Cunha Ferreira, João Gil Delgado, João Gomes, João Pedro Silva, Laetitia Vanden Balck, Laís Cabral, Lara Pereira, Laura Ward, Lucrezia Chiuppi, Luísa Tomé, Mafalda Veiga, Márcia Traça, Maria Eduarda Goudard, Maria Ester Martins, Maria Inês Cruz, Maria João Lopes, Mariana de Sousa, Marta Castelo Branco, Marta Custódio, Miguel Santos, Natalia Helena, Neil Beck, Nélia Santos, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Rebecca Burton, Rita Rufino, Rute Mendes, Rute Fernandes, Sofia Carmo, Susana Pinto, Telma Antunes, Teresa Lucas, Vicente Santa Rita, Virgínia Guerra and Vitor Moreira.

 

Acknowledgement to all 55 volunteers of the Summer 2021 Edition:

Alessandra Fischer, Ana Dantas, Ângela Brás, Ângela Pité, Beatriz Antunes, Beatriz Vicente, Bruno Ceña, Carla Ribeiro, Catarina Coelho, Cathy Douzil, Débora Albuquerque, Diogo Gonçalves, Dominga de Sousa, Emilie Maravilha, Fernanda Silveira, Fernando Chainço, Françoise Bourchenin, Gabriela Allegro, Graça Fabrini, Inês Cabrita, Jéssica de Oliveira, Jéssica Gomes, Joana Diegues, Joana Martins, Joana Nunes, Joana Simões, João da Cunha Ferreira, João Gil Delgado, João Gomes, João Martins, João Pedro Silva, Luísa Tomé, Márcia Traça, Margarida Brotas, Maria Eduarda Goudard, Maria Luíza Sharp, Mariana Santos, Marta Rafael, Miguel Santos, Neil Beck, Nélia Santos, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Olivia Suguri, Paula Oliveira, Rita Lopes, Rute Fernandes, Sandra Rodrigues, Sofia Silva, Susana Pinto, Teresa Lucas, Terra Milo, Vânia Cabral, Vicente Santa Rita, Vitor Moreira and Vitória Ferreira da Costa.

 

Acknowledgement to all 76 volunteers of the Spring 2022 Edition:

Alessandra Fischer, Alessandro Toso, Ana Luísa Silva, Ana Rita António, Ângela Brás, Angela Nuzzi, Ângela Pité, Ariane Evald, Beatriz Vicente, Bruno Ceña, Cathy Douzil, Cátia Freitas, Conceição Gomes, Cristina Mateus, Daniel Inácio, Daniela Avrella, Diogo Gonçalves, Eduardo Sousa,Elizandra Matos, Emi Jensen, Fernanda Silveira, Filipa Matta e Silva, Françoise Bourchenin, Inês Cabrita, Inês Fernando, Ioana Chichirita, Irene Gonçalves, Isabel Godinho, Jane Carvalho, Jéssica Gomes, Jéssica de Oliveira, Joana Martins, Joana Simões, João da Cunha Ferreira, João Pedro Silva, Julia Nordin, Júlia Schramm, Keli Simões, Lucia Penteado, Lucrezia Chiuppi, Luísa Tomé, Madalena Resende, Mafalda Pereira, Márcia Traça, Maria Eduarda Goudard, Maria Luisa Guia, Mariana de Sousa, Marta Camilo, Marta Rafael, Miguel Santos, Neil Beck, Nélia Santos, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Paula Oliveira, Raquel Coelho, Renata Ferraz, Renata Fischer, Rita Brito, Rita Lopes, Sandra Miranda, Silvio Pinheiro, Sofia Peixoto, Susane Vian, Tae Hee Kim, Thaynara Leal, Tiago Miguel Moura, Vanessa Aires, Vanessa Sousa, Vera Espinha, Virgínia Loureiro, Vitória Ferreira and Zaida Freire.

 

Acknowledgement to all 84 volunteers of the Autumn 2022 Edition:

Alessandra Fischer, Alexandra Calado, Alícia Gouveia, Ana Correia, Ana Duarte, Ana Luísa Silva, Ana Nunes, Ana Patrícia Rodrigues, Ana Rita António, André Pereira, Ângela Brás, Ângela Pité, Ângelo Pessoa, Arantxa Duran, Beatriz Gonçalves, Bruno Ceña, Carla Guerra, Carmo de Oliveira, Catarina Abreu, Cathy Douzil, Claire de Fraiteur, Claiton Ferreira, Conceição Gomes, Cristina André, Cristina Mateus, Diana Estrela, Diana Melhorado, Diogo Gonçalves, Eduardo Sousa, Fernanda Silveira, Fernando Chainço, Filipa Madeira, Françoise Bourchenin, Haydée Catalão, Heitor Nicolielo, Inês Godinho, Ioana Chichirita, Isabel Godinho, Isidora Varanda, Jane Carvalho, Jéssica de Oliveira, Joana Martins, Joana Silva, Joana Simões, Joana Veloso, João Duarte, João Pedro Silva, Keli Simões, Laura de Araújo, Luana Pradines, Lucia Penteado, Luísa Tomé, Márcia Traça, Maria Eduarda Goudard, Maria João Lourenço, Maria José Nogueira, Maria Paco, Mariana de Sousa, Mattia Golin, Miguel Pereira da Silva, Miguel Santos, Nélia Santos, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Paola Guardini, Patrícia Tello, Renata Ferraz, Renata de Oliveira, Renata Zanotto, Sandra Marques, Sandra Miranda, Sara Brito, Selene Silva, Sílvia Figueira, Sofia Lobão, Sofia Lopes, Sofia Peixoto, Susana Gama, Tae Hee Kim, Teresa Fernandes, Tiago Moura, Vera Espinha, Virgínia Loureiro, Vitor Moreira and Vitória da Costa.

 

Acknowledgement to all 68 volunteers of the Spring 2023 Edition:

Alessandra Fischer, Ana Rita António, Ana Vidal Carvalho, Ângela Brás, Ângela Nuzzi, ngela Pité, António José Pastor, Arantxa Duran, Bárbara Carvalho Sexauer, Beatriz Gonçalves, Bruno Ceña, Carla Dias, Carla Ribeiro, Chiara Vianello, Clayton Ferreira, Conceição Gomes, Cristina Tebe, Deina, Diana Melhorado, Diogo Gonçalves, Eduardo Sousa, Elizandra Matos, Emanuel Saramago, Fernanda Silveira, Filipa Ferro, Filipe Sebastião, Françoise Bourchenin, Heitor Nicolielo, Inês Cabrita, Inês Godinho, Isabel Godinho, Isabela Teixeira, Jane Carvalho, Jéssica Gomes, Joana Bartolomeu, Joana Martins, Joana Ferreira Martins, Joana Simões, João Pedro Silva, Keli Simões, Luisa Leão, Luisa Natário, Luísa Ventura, Luisa Tomé, Madalena Pena, Madalena Resende, Mafalda Pinho, Márcia Traça, Maria João Farófia, Maria Luisa Guia, Mariana Costa, Marta Cruz, Miguel Santos, Nélia Santos, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Oleg, Paola Guardini, Patrícia Fernandes, Raquel Real, Renata Ferraz, Ricardo Ramos, Rita Forjaz, Sandra Rodrigues, Teresa Fernandes, Tiago Miguel Moura, Vera Espinha, Virgínia Loureiro and Vitória da Costa

 

Acknowledgement to all 65 volunteers of the Autumn 2023 Edition:

Ana Paiva, Ana Carvalho, Andrea Nicolini, Ângela Brás, Ângela Pité, Bernardo Tomaz, Bruno Ceña, Catarina Bastardinho, Catarina Machado, Cathy Douzil, Conceição Gomes, Deolinda Fernandes, Diogo Gonçalves, Emanuel Saramago, Françoise Bourchenin, Gemma Copeland, Hadil, Inês Cabrita, Inês Pereira, Ioana Daniela, Isabel Zilhão, Jane Carvalho, Jéssica Gomes, Joana Simões, João Pedro Silva, Johanna Pfeffer, Juliana Marques, Karen Pessoa, Keli Simões, Laura Coutinho, Leonardo Zelenski, Mafalda Mourão, Magdalena Sieracka, Maria Bairrada, Maria Cobra Ferreira, Maria João Farófia, Maria Luisa Guia, Mariana Carneiro, Mariana de Sousa, Mariana Martins, Mariano Noé, Marta Cruz, Melissa Rodrigues, Miguel Afonso, Miguel Santos, Neil Beck, Nélia Santos, Nuno Miguel Coutinho, Paola Guardini, Patrícia Santos, Priscila Ribeiro, Renata Ferraz, Rita Nascimento, Romane Cornet, Sandra Henriques, Sandra Marques, Sandra Rodrigues, Tae Hee Kim, Teresa Gonçalves, Tiago Miguel Moura, Virgínia Loureiro, Vitor Morais and Vitória Ferreira