Urban farming school experience… in Singapore!

The people behind social enterprise, Edible Garden City, has a new three-month urban farming pop-up space at Little India, called Growell (a play on the road name, Rowell). Edible Garden City champions the local “Grow Your Own Food” movement, and aims to shed more light on how edible farms can be become an integral part of the Singapore…

9 Nov – Garden’s 1st birthday!

A garden is truly the community’s when it is nurtured, cared for and celebrated by a community. It was always in the back of our minds that we started creating the garden in Nov 2013. On double-checking our photo records, we realised that the date for the garden’s 1st birthday was on a Sunday, and…

18 Oct – Nature Co’s visit and more :)

By schedule, our group activity for this week is actually Sunday morning. We re-scheduled to Saturday morning for this week as Nature Company (which is sponsoring knowledge, equipment, compost, etc to us over a 6-month period) can only come down to our garden on 3rd Saturday of the month, from 9am. On our request, they  brought along…

11 Oct – Sweet potato harvesting & more :)

We had 9(+2) neighbours joining in the group activities today. First activity for the day – sweet potato harvesting! Neighbour Mr. Teo said that the Japanese sweet potato plants were yellowing, and it was time to harvest the sweet potatoes. It was our first time harvesting the tubers, and not the leaves – and we had…

4 Oct – a busy morning

We have easily about 20+ people at the garden today! Including the irrigation guys from HKS Engineering. Some came to check out the garden. Some came to donate kitchen waste for composting. Some came to see what they can learn. Some just came to watch and observe. Some came to chat! The morning started quietly…