No more old-school agriculture: Urban farming takes root in Singapore

Urban farming includes therapeutic horticulture, micro-farms at home, rooftop plots and community outreach programmes. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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SINGAPORE - Urban farming has taken root in Singapore and is morphing beyond old-school agriculture.

The holistic approach to farming now encompasses therapeutic horticulture, micro-farms at home, rooftop plots and community outreach programmes designed to teach people to care for animals.

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