10 Organic Urban Vegetable Farms In Singapore You Must Visit (Bring The Family Along!)

10 Organic Urban Vegetable Farms In Singapore You Must Visit (Bring The Family Along!)

From adopting plant-based diets, buying organic produce, to reducing food waste, more and more people have been gaining interest in how they can adopt sustainable eating habits

With the influx of processed foods and unhealthy options, it is important to know what goes into our bodies and where our food comes from. 

While we know Singapore as this concrete jungle with towering skyscrapers at every corner, there are actually vegetable farms right under our very noses!

Here are 10 organic urban vegetable farms in Singapore to learn about what goes into urban farming – plus you can also enjoy a short getaway from the hustle and bustle at the same time.

1. VertiVegies

Established in 2015, VertiVegies specialises in vertical farming to harvest fresh and healthy produce every day. 

Despite being a relatively new face in the urban farming industry, they have already seen promising results and are now Singapore’s largest indoor farm.

Apart from being an urban farm, VertiVegies is also a social enterprise with the aim of making Singapore self-sufficient in terms of food security.

VertiVegies

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Address: 22 North Canal Road, Singapore 048834

Visiting times: 9am — 6:30pm from Monday to Friday 

Learn more here 

2. Bollywood Veggies

From their humble beginnings in 2000, Bollywood Veggies has grown to become one of the oldest and most famous local farms in Singapore. 

Visitors can enjoy an abundance of activities from guided farm tours, paddy planting, nature art sessions, lessons on sustainable farming, and of course, getting a taste of their freshest produce!

Beyond the wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables that they have, they also house a culinary school, museum, and their very own farm-to-table cafe, Poison Ivy Bistro. 

Being situated along Neo Tiew Road, the goal for Founders Lim Ho Seng and Ivy Singh-Lim is to develop the Kranji Countryside into a vibrant farming community where people can gather to celebrate local produce and explore Singapore’s remaining wilderness

Bollywood Veggies

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Address: 100 Neo Tiew Rd, Singapore 719026

Visiting times: 7am — 5pm from Wednesday to Friday, Saturday to Sunday from 7am — 7pm 

Learn more here  

3. Sky Greens

This high-tech farm is the world’s first low carbon, hydraulic-driven vertical farm with shelves of green plants that stack over 9 metres tall. 

This outstanding innovation in urban farming has won Sky Greens multiple awards including the Green Technology Award Top Honours at the Singapore Sustainability Awards 2014. 

Through the use of minimal water, land, and energy, they are able to produce safe, fresh, and nutritious vegetables to minimise waste and save resources. 

Some of their best vegetable varieties include Cai Xin, Nai Bai, and Chinese Cabbage. If you can’t make the trip down to Lim Chu Kang Lane, Sky Greens vegetables are exclusively available at all Fairprice Finest Stores

Sky Greens

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Address: 200 Lim Chu Kang Lane 3, Singapore 71880 

Visiting times: 8:30am — 5pm from Monday to Friday, 8:30am — 12pm on Saturday 

Learn more here  

4. Citizen Farm

If you’ve heard of the local restaurant Open Farm Community, you’ll know that Citizen Farm supplies them with fresh vegetables every day along with 40 other restaurants in the country.

Besides growing leafy greens, visitors can take a look at their other gardens that focus on aquaponics, indoor hydroponics mushroom cultivation, and even insect farming. 

Another admirable aspect behind Citizen Farm’s work ethic is how they employ intellectually-disadvantaged individuals. 

By working closely with the Autism Resource Centre and the Down Syndrome Association of Singapore, the farm aims to encourage other local businesses to integrate these people into society and empower them through work. 

Citizen Farm

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Address: 60 Jalan Penjara, Singapore 149375

Visiting times: 10am — 6pm on weekdays 

Learn more here

5. Quan Fa Organic Farm

This family-run farm prides itself for their unique Japanese farming technique that reduces bug infestations with organic and nutrient-rich debris. 

With no harmful pesticides, fertilisers or chemicals, you will see absolutely no sign of genetically-modified produce here, making Quan Fa one of the best producers of local organic vegetables!

To go along with the theme of family, the farm organises regular educational tours for families and farmers’ markets where you can learn more about what they do and take home a piece of the farm with you.

Quan Fa Organic Farm

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Address: 2G Neo Tiew Lane Plot 119, Singapore 719095

Visiting times: 10am — 6pm from Monday to Friday, 12pm — 5pm from Saturday to Sunday 

Learn more here  

6. Kok Fah Technology Farm

If you’re on the hunt for rare varieties of vegetables, Kok Fah Technology Farm is the place to go. Located along Sungei Tengah Road, they are one of the biggest farms in Singapore that specialises in freshly harvested leafy greens. 

From Western options like Baby Spinach to something more close to home like Kang Kong, visitors are spoiled for choice with the wide array of options. 

This place is perfect for children as they frequently arrange guided tours through their hydroponics greenhouse and have aloe vera demonstrations, where kids can take home a lettuce sample pack along with their homegrown Honey Aloe Vera Drink. 

You can also find their fresh produce in leading supermarket chains nationwide and through their website as well. 

Kok Fah Technology Farm

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Address: 18 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore 698974

Visiting times: 9am — 5pm daily 

Learn more here  

7. ComCrop

As Singapore’s first and only commercial rooftop farming company, the ComCrop team uses marginalised spaces to grow high-quality local produce that is free of pesticides and harmful chemicals. 

This vertical farm covers more than 6000 square feet and uses 90 percent less water than traditional farming, making it more sustainable for the environment. 

The farm mostly grows microgreens and herbs like lettuce, mint, basil, wasabi, and pepper as well. In an effort to reconnect Singaporeans with our local food supply, they conduct free monthly farm tours for individuals interested to gain more understanding of urban farming. 

ComCrop

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Address: 15 Woodlands Loop, Singapore 738322

Visiting times: 7am — 5pm from Monday to Friday 

Learn more here  

8. Kin Yan Agrotech

When we think of farms, the first thing that comes to mind would usually be fruits and vegetables. But at Kin Yan Agrotech, it’s all about shrooms. This 20-year old estate is the largest commercial wheatgrass and mushroom farm in Singapore, which is 100 percent organic and pesticide-free. 

Over the years, they have included several other types of produce to their roster including leafy vegetables, black fungus, edible cactus, and pea sprouts. 

Today, they also grow their own organic compost using the farm’s biological leftovers, significantly reducing food waste in their farm. To enrich your experience even further, families visiting with children can enjoy educational farm tours, cooking demos, and workshops.  

Kin Yan Agrotech

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Address: 220 Neo Tiew Crescent, Singapore 718830

Visiting times: 9am — 5pm daily 

Learn more here

9. Artisan Green

At first glance, Artisan Green doesn’t look like your regular vegetable farm. That’s because it is housed inside a controlled indoor environment filled with LED lights and carefully-monitored temperature conditions to grow healthy and organic crops. 

Using state-of-the-art hydroponic technology, the team at Artisan Green is able to use mineralised water, which reduces the amount of water wasted compared to soil-based farms significantly. 

Currently, the farm sells pesticide-free baby spinach at various farmers’ markets and will be made available to the public on online platforms very soon. 

Artisan Green

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Address: 16 Kallang Place #04-19/20, Singapore 339156

Visiting times: 9am — 6pm from Monday to Friday 

Learn more here 

10. Pacific Agro Farm

Having been in the business since 1977, Pacific Agro Farm is one of the first urban farming companies in Singapore. 

This is an absolute urban farming haven with strong expertise on juicy cherry tomatoes. Despite this, they still grow just about anything and everything that you can imagine. 

Eggplants, basil, sweet potato leaves, peppermint, pandan, tumeric—you name it!

Beyond their fresh and organic offerings, visitors can also enjoy the fun line-up of hands-on activities like creating your own potting mix using coconut husk shavings and coffee powder and even learning how to make your very own hydroponic set up to take home with you. 

This makes for the perfect weekend adventure for families with little ones!

Pacific Agro Farm

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Address: 14 Bah Soon Pah Road, Singapore 769961

Visiting times: 9am — 5pm from Monday to Saturday 

Learn more here 

Looking For Local Produce? Keep A Lookout For This Sticker!

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Visiting organic farms around Singapore is a great start, but continuing to eat local produce is even better! 

So keep an eye out in the Supermarkets for this red sticker to spot fresh and locally grown produce ripe for the picking.

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