Urban agriculture provide to the city not only food products, but also cultural services. Tangible and intangible rural heritage, remaining in intra and peri-urban space constitute a resource for building new and resilient urban communities. What are the characters of urban agriculture initiatives (urban food gardening e urban farming) that can better convey cultural benefits of agriculture to the citizens? The contribution answers to the questions through a case-study analysis in Sevilla and Milan, relating presence of tangible and intangible heritage with organizational ability of a community to spread cultural value of the heritage.
Keywords: Urban Agriculture, Rural Heritage, Cultural Heritage, Resilient Community