28 Jan '14, 1pm

Now open: Edible Garden's new pop-up store Nong will turn any clueless urbanite into a savvy urban farmer

Now open: Edible Garden's new pop-up store Nong will turn any clueless urbanite into a savvy urban farmer

Singapore surely wouldn’t be quite the Garden City it is without the efforts of the team behind Edible Gardens, who were one of the first people to introduce urban agriculture to the country. Since 2012, the duo of Singaporean Bjorn Low and UK-born Rob Pearce (and their team of volunteers) have worked with local restaurants – including Artichoke, Morsels and The Cajun Kings – to help set up sustainable veggie plots amid forgotten rooftops and concrete dead spaces, as well as spread the word for city-grown greens. To start off 2014, the group is making a more active push to promote urban farming in Singapore, first with a public outreach in the form of their pop-up store Nong on the sixth-floor rooftop of People’s Park Complex – in operation until the end of this month – and subsequently, a 60,000 sq ft rooftop farm at the unused car park space adjacent to the store, which ...

Full article: http://www.timeoutsingapore.com/aroundtown/feature/edible...

Tweets

Have you heard? The folks behind Edible Gardens have started NÓNG, a pop-up concept opening till March 31:

Have you heard? The folks behind Edible Gardens...

is.asia-city.com 29 Jan '14, 12pm

Have you heard? The folks behind Edible Gardens and its many urban farming initiatives have started NÓNG , a pop-up concep...

Ten Photos and the Overlapping #Urban Story, Human-Style. @crwolfelaw

Ten Photos and the Overlapping #Urban Story, Hu...

Seventh in the new series, in the urban world, juxtapositions matter For many years, I have been on a self-imposed assignm...

Wildlife in the city: Urban biodiversity takes flight

Wildlife in the city: Urban biodiversity takes ...

greenbiz.com 28 Jan '14, 1pm

The preliminary evidence may be more encouraging than people tend to think, said Fresno State University ecologist Madhusu...

Vertical Gardens and Urban Green Spaces

Vertical Gardens and Urban Green Spaces

Botanist and garden designer Patrick Blanc , who usually stays just a few stories off the ground with his lush, vertical g...

Urban Computing Reveals the Hidden City

spectrum.ieee.org 27 Jan '14, 4pm

But what if that data became one-to-many, or even many-to-many, and easily accessible via some sort of street-level interf...

3 weeks to go until the 2014 #exss Series kick-starts & things are ramping up in #Singapore! @TimeOutSG

3 weeks to go until the 2014 #exss Series kick-...

timeoutsingapore.com 28 Jan '14, 10am

Singapore has been chosen to open the Extreme Sailing Series before the annual race heads to other cities around the world...

From NYC to BOI: How Walkability Contributes to...

In terms of food and medicine, Boise already has a lot going for it. The downtown location of Boise-based warehouse-superm...

Check out this awesome 31-story vertical garden

Check out this awesome 31-story vertical garden

grist.org 27 Jan '14, 9pm

Patrick Blanc has been building vertical gardens for decades, but the one he designed for a 380-foot-tall building in Sydn...

Rice Garden – Chope Food For The Needy, Give Them a Food Voucher

Rice Garden – Chope Food For The Needy, Give Th...

danielfooddiary.com 29 Jan '14, 2am

It warms my heart to know that Singaporeans are doing their part to help those in need and less unfortunate than them. Las...

From NYC to BOI: How Walkability Contributes to...

In terms of food and medicine, Boise already has a lot going for it. The downtown location of Boise-based warehouse-superm...

Our resident joker explains what Chinese New Year means to non-chinese folks

Our resident joker explains what Chinese New Ye...

timeoutsingapore.com 31 Jan '14, 7am

Ah, time for Chinese New Year again. Everyone knows it’s the king of all public holidays here in Singapore. Even as an Ind...

We consult fortune tellers, feng shui experts & more to find out what the Year of the Horse holds for our island

We consult fortune tellers, feng shui experts &...

timeoutsingapore.com 31 Jan '14, 1am

Involved in fortune-telling since age 14, Singaporean Simon Chua honed his fortune-telling abilities at the Nine Star Wat ...

An idea on a cool Smart City hack for the #AECH...

spectrum.ieee.org 30 Jan '14, 4am

But what if that data became one-to-many, or even many-to-many, and easily accessible via some sort of street-level interf...

[The Trent] ‘You can wear a Rolex and still be ...

thetrentonline.com 28 Jan '14, 3pm

‘You can wear a Rolex and still be a farmer’: D’banj Goes Into Agriculture University Student, 18, Naked And High On Mushr...

Of Gardens & Investing

thefinance.sg 29 Jan '14, 3pm

I read an article today and I was rather impressed by a phrase so much so that I would like to share it with readers. Here...