Members and partnerships

The Garden was founded in 2022 from Tina Lygdopoulou, Sotiria Papalouka and Yiannis Christodoulou. Ever since it has been changing, evolving and transforming, depending on place and time. Wherever it may be, Kipos is interested in synergies and creative collaborations.


Lygdopoulou Tina

Tina Lygdopoulou

I am a story-teller, a therapist and social scientist. Sometimes a gardener. During the first years of my adult life I worked in the environmental sector and later on in the social sector. Being a story-teller, a social scientist or a therapist meant a hybrid identity and I always found it difficult to answer the question of who I am…

Christodoulou Yiannis

Yiannis Christodoulou

I am a graduate of the Department of Sociology of the Panteion University of Athens. I have worked as a coordinator at the Konitsa Child Care Centre, as a team leader for the non-governmental organization Tdh and as a coordinator of the accommodation facility for unaccompanied asylum seeking minors…


Christoforatou Eleni

Eleni Christoforatou

I am a herbalist living for more than 20 years on the island of Corfu in Greece. The beauty of the island’s nature shaped my path and created for me a life close to the plant communities of the area. For more than ten years, I give classes on herbal medicine, lead herbal walks, harvest plants and make salves, syrups, tinctures…

Sarakenidou Sofia

Sofia Sarakenidou

I am an early childhood educator and psychologist and have been working with children since 2006. I have been trained in the Montessori approach for children 3-6 years old and I enjoy presenting its underlying philosophy to parent and educator groups. From 2015 to 2023 I have been a member of the Little Tree team…