Join Dodo for a work trial at Turntable!

Work try-out, Turntable, Feb-May, May-Aug, Sept-Dec 2024 (4 months, 20h/week) Dodo is looking for two people from Helsinki for a four-month work trial at the urban agriculture center Turntable in Pasila. In the February-May period, seedling cultivation will begin, spring events will be organized and a sauna will be built. In the May-August period, the … Read more

Ethical Christmas gift

Surprise your friend with an ethical Christmas gift that protects forests and supports sustainable livelihoods in The Gambia! You will receive an electronic card which you can forward to your loved ones. Dodo’s Tesito project, funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, aims to enhance forest conservation in Gambia, Senegal and Guinea-Bissau through developing an … Read more

Fixing workshop

Buy nothing new when you can fix and beautify old!In the fixing workshop on 25th of November from 13 to 16 you can see and try different repair techniques, e.g. for repairing and reusing knitwear, textiles and bicycle inner tubes. Workshop guides: Veera Jussila from Käsityökekkerit, craft activist Niko Lindgren/ Mending Neko (Karjauskaupunki), ceramist and … Read more

Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) training

Post written by FFHC’s Project Manager Amina Sonko Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) is a land restoration technique that communities can use to increase their land productivity relatively quickly. In FMNR farmers systematically regrow and manage trees and shrubs from stumps, roots and seeds, using selection, pruning and protection. The regrown trees and shrubs increase … Read more

HarFest 2023

Welcome to celebrate HarFest, the harvest feast and Growing Change project at the Turntable urban gardening center at Pasila’s old roundhouse, on Saturday 9th of September 12-22. The event is open for all and free of charge. Growing Change is Dodo’s pilot project focusing on food systems, activism and taking action. It’s mainly aimed for … Read more

Welcome to the urban planning group

Join us to plan and build a sustainable city! Dodo’s urban planning and design group has diverse activities and includes also building projects. Many of the projects are also related to urban gardening, but urban planning and design group projects are more focused on design and building instead of nurturing plants. Urban planning and design … Read more

New interns of Work for Earth -project!

Hi, we’re Isabella & Milly! We’re very happy to be working with Dodo this summer as interns for the Work for Earth project advocating for better conditions for gardeners and farmers 🌱 I’m Milly (left in the photo), originally from France, I have volunteered and worked in different countries before ending up in Finland almost … Read more

Dodo & FEMMA planning: Urban dreams and dystopias at the locomotive stables

Last spring, FEMMA planning organized a workshop for Dodo activists about the future of the Veturitalli area. The Dodo office and the urban farming center Turntable are located in the locomotive stable area. In the workshop, possible dystopias (horror images) and utopias (dreams) were identified. Through them it is possible to concretize which different development … Read more

Work try-out at Dodo!

At a work try-out in the Work for Earth project, you get to do hands-on gardening and participate in developing the organization. Are you interested in getting to know an environmental NGO from behind the scenes? Join our innovative gang at our urban garden center in Pasila. The three months of work try-out consist during … Read more