Farm life - hard, but healing

To Mr Liao Jun Jie, 28, being a farmer is not just a job but a way of life.
Life on the farm is unpredictable, but "healing" for local farmer Liao Jun Jie (above). Despite long work hours and erratic weather, the 28-year-old does not regret his decision to help his parents run Quanfa Organic Farm eight years ago.
Life on the farm is unpredictable, but "healing" for local farmer Liao Jun Jie (above). Despite long work hours and erratic weather, the 28-year-old does not regret his decision to help his parents run Quanfa Organic Farm eight years ago.
Life on the farm is unpredictable, but "healing" for local farmer Liao Jun Jie. Despite long work hours and erratic weather, the 28-year-old does not regret his decision to help his parents run Quanfa Organic Farm eight years ago. "If I have some pro
Life on the farm is unpredictable, but "healing" for local farmer Liao Jun Jie. Despite long work hours and erratic weather, the 28-year-old does not regret his decision to help his parents run Quanfa Organic Farm eight years ago.

Life on the farm is unpredictable, but "healing" for local farmer Liao Jun Jie. Despite long work hours and erratic weather, the 28-year-old does not regret his decision to help his parents run Quanfa Organic Farm eight years ago. "If I have some problems I can't solve, walking around the farm does help me clear my mind," he said.

In the second episode of Living City, The Straits Times video team visits Mr Liao's farm off Lim Chu Kang Road, filled with home-grown fruits and vegetables.

The 10-part video series explores some of Singapore's overlooked spaces and the stories of the people who dwell in them.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 14, 2016, with the headline 'Farm life - hard, but healing'. Print Edition | Subscribe