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…

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…

2 Nov update

Ka Gek (a neighbour) and I went down to *SCAPE in Orchard Road this morning. Not to shop, or have brunch – but to collect barrels from a person whom we haven’t even met. Allan Lim of The Living! Project had kindly agreed to donate some barrels to help in the edible garden project. When…

24 Sep update

Met Debbie and Steven at the garden space. Debbie brought with her a tape measure, and told us what dimensions she needed to ensure that the garden design is an accurate representation of our allocated space. She noted down all the rounded corners and odd shapes – to me, they were not really important features;…

18 Sep update

After spending an entire day trying to come up with a garden design that is sustainable and has sufficient space for vegetables / herbs / fruit trees in an odd-sized space – and still be able to come up with specific quantities with what is needed, I finally decided, “I’m going to post this sketch…