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3 ways Singapore's urban farms are improving food security

Urban farming is an excellent way to use space for agriculture. Image: Reuters/Loriene Perera

Clarisa Diaz

Multimedia reporter, Quartz Things team

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All the licensed farms in Singapore
There are 109 coastal farms in Singapore. Image: Singapore Food Agency
Urban farms in Singapore
Current urban farms in Singapore. Image: Singapore Public Data
Views of the carpark where Citiponics is located from the ground and rooftop.
Citiponics is located on top of a carpark on Ang Mo Kio Image: Quartz, Google Street View, Citiponics
Urban farms using hydroponics on parking structure roofs.
The Citiponics vertical rooftop system yields up to 4 times more than conventional farming. Image: Citiponics
Installing urban farms into existing buildings
Outside and inside the building where Sustenir’s indoor vertical farm is located. Image: Quartz, Google Street View, Sustenir Agriculture
 Installing urban farms into existing buildings
Sustenir Agriculture sells its produce at 30% the cost of comparable imports. Image: Sustenir Agriculture/Clarisa Diaz
Building a better greenhouse for urban farms in tropical climates.
Natsuki’s Garden in the former schoolyard, now filled with greenhouses. Image: Courtesy Ben Ang, Natsuki’s Garden
Building a better greenhouse for urban farms in tropical climates.
Natsuki’s Garden is a greenhouse in the center of the city, occupying reused space in a former schoolyard. Image: Clarisa Diaz, Ben Ang, Natsuki’s Garden
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