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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There are 109 coastal farms in Singapore. Image: Singapore Food Agency
Current urban farms in Singapore. Image: Singapore Public Data
Citiponics is located on top of a carpark on Ang Mo Kio Image: Quartz, Google Street View, Citiponics
The Citiponics vertical rooftop system yields up to 4 times more than conventional farming. Image: Citiponics
Outside and inside the building where Sustenir’s indoor vertical farm is located. Image: Quartz, Google Street View, Sustenir Agriculture
Sustenir Agriculture sells its produce at 30% the cost of comparable imports. Image: Sustenir Agriculture/Clarisa Diaz
Natsuki’s Garden in the former schoolyard, now filled with greenhouses. Image: Courtesy Ben Ang, Natsuki’s Garden
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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