A small farm on top of a mall on Singapore’s Orchard Road grows herbs and leafy greens in a high-tech urban farming model that could improve the city’s food security.

Farms perched atop malls

City state of Singapore gets serious about food security

Reading Time: 4 minutes Thomson Reuters Foundation – Visitors to Singapore’s Orchard Road, the city’s main shopping belt, will find fancy malls, trendy department stores, abundant food courts — and a small farm. Comcrop’s 600-sq.-metre farm on the roof of one of the malls uses vertical racks and hydroponics to grow leafy greens and herbs such as basil and […] Read more