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Urban Farms In Singapore Awarded Nearly S$40M To Boost Production & Food Security

3 Mins Read Nine urban farms in Singapore have been awarded close to S$40 million (US$29.3 million) under the government’s latest grant focused on boosting the city-state’s local food production and food security. Most of the urban farms are focused on growing fresh vegetables and fruits using tech-forward solutions such as AI solutions.  The money was awarded by […]

Global Organic Food Market Now Worth Over US$100 Billion As Demand For Safe Food Skyrockets

3 Mins Read According to new data contained in The World of Organic Agriculture 2020, published by Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM Organics International, organic agriculture farmland and organic food retail sales has reached another all-time high. The continued uptrend for the organics industry owes to consumer awareness coupling food choices to health and environmental […]

Hong Kong’s Best Organic Produce Delivery Boxes

5 Mins Read A common complaint we hear all the time about Hong Kong is the lack of places to get premium quality, fresh organic produce delivery. While we might not have a large organic market available in town yet, the city is home to many fresh produce delivery companies offering organic fruits and vegetables from all over […]

Singapore Couple Inspires Community With Urban Farm-To-Table Concept

2 Mins Read Founded by Scott and Justine Farmer in 2018, The Farmers is a Singaporean social enterprise promoting sustainability, cultural reconnection and local ecology through urban agriculture. Their urban farm is located right in their front garden, and has encouraged their community to grow their own herbs and food, and reconnect with others and nature.  This venture […]

From Rooftop Gardens to Microgreens: Hong Kong’s Urban Farming Pioneers

3 Mins Read A metropolis of skyscrapers, frenetic sidewalks and dazzling nightlife, Hong Kong’s thriving economy has always fallen short on one thing – food security. Our city is dangerously dependent on food import; a shocking 90% of the total food supply in Hong Kong is imported. While we have over 300 conventional, industrial farms that account for […]

5 Hong Kong Startups That Are Changing The World (And Your Health!)

6 Mins Read It seems that every day a new crowd funding campaign goes live on IndieGoGo or a new co-working space opens its doors.Hong Kong’s startup scene has been growing rapidly and we couldn’t be happier to note that all of this creativity and problem-solving energy is being put to great use as local entrepreneurs tackle some […]

Green Queen Complete Guide To Gardening Resources In Hong Kong – From Urban Farm Installs To Organic Seeds To Permaculture Workshops

4 Mins Read Oh, the joys of gardening…There is something deeply soothing about planting, tending to and harvesting your own produce. Many of you may think that this rewarding past-time is a non-starter in Hong Kong where space is at a premium and where it feels that most people have traded their green thumb for well- trading. But the […]

Hong Kong Urban Home Gardening Guide By Chef Moises Mehl Part 2

4 Mins Read We were thrilled by the response to last week’s post– seems many of us are harboring secret planting intentions. Chef Moy continues the series with tips on watering, pest control and harvesting. Enjoy! Watering Woes Watering your plants too much can affect their development, and in the worst case, overwatering can destroy them completely. It […]

Make A Date With Nature At HK Perma Club

5 Mins Read Humans have been working for thousands of years to enhance our natural surroundings and engineer the world around us, especially when it comes to agriculture and food production. In more recent years, a few wise folks have realized that instead of trying to fight nature, much could be gained from designs and philosophies that work with nature, […]