More than just gleaming skyscrapers, Singapore is a metropolis where modernity and nature intertwine.
From rooftop farms nestled atop buildings to idyllic countryside haunts, you’ll find nature and greenery growing in unexpected places all across our city. Our nation’s commitment to producing 30 percent of our food locally means that visitors will find nature’s bounty being nurtured all across our island.
Bee Amazed Garden
For a farm trip that’ll have your little ones buzzing with excitement, make a beeline for Bee Amazed Garden.
Puns aside, this charming space boasts a range of unique activities that’re bound to appeal to nature lovers. Besides honey tasting sessions, the farm boasts myriad programmes and lessons that will teach you the basics of beekeeping.
Learn about the important role of these insects as pollinators of our natural ecosystems, or take a tour that’ll have you observing our little winged friends up close.
Bee Amazed Garden. 91 Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769201. +65 9669 6370.
Run by second-generation owner Leon Hay, Singapore’s only goat farm is home to over 800 American mountain goats. Milking sessions take place at 1030am daily, so you’ll want to be up bright and early if you’re planning a farm tour.
Learn more about the tender loving care that goes into goat farming, and get up close and personal with these adorable animals by taking part in an alfalfa feeding session. For a tasty treat, be sure to bring home a pint or two of fresh goat’s milk.
Hay Dairies. 3 Lim Chu Kang Lane 4, Singapore 718859. +65 6792 0931.
Mon, Wed-Sun 9am-4pm.
Jurong Frog Farm
With over four decades of history behind it, this 1.2-hectare farm is home to over 20,000 American Bullfrogs, used in traditional dishes like frog leg porridge.
Run by second-generation farmer Chelsea Wan and her family, the farm boasts a range of charming activities for visitors—from educational tours for the entire family to feeding sessions.
Pit your dexterity against these high-jumping amphibians with the farm’s Catch A Frog challenge, or explore the compound at your own pace with the Frog Quest explorer itinerary.
Foodies hankering for exotic tastes should also check out the farm’s range of products, which includes crocodile meat, frog legs and venison.
Jurong Frog Farm. 51 Lim Chu Kang Lane 6 Singapore 718864. +65 6791 7229.(Tour reservations and pickup of purchases) Tue-Fri 9am-5.30pm.
(Open to general public) Sat, Sun & PH 9am-5.30pm.
Fertile soil may be limited in Singapore, but that hasn’t stopped our local vegetable farmers from growing, thriving and innovating. Case in point? ComCrop—one of our island’s pioneering rooftop farms.
Run by tireless owner and farmer Peter Barber, this rooftop farm grows a bounty of pesticide-free herbs and vegetables, ranging from lettuce to mint and basil.
If you’re curious about the intricacies of urban farming, be sure to check out their Facebook page for updates on tours and volunteer sessions. You’ll get to learn about the innovative systems, climate control and hydroponics used to grow crops in the heart of a city.
ComCrop. 15 Woodlands Loop Rooftop, Singapore 738322.
Kin Yan Agrotech
Located in Singapore’s idyllic countryside just a stone’s throw away from Sungei Buloh Wetland reserves, Kin Yan Agrotech is the island’s largest mushroom and wheatgrass farm.
Beside its primary range of produce, the farm also cultivates other crops like aloe vera, cacti and watercress. Take a stroll through this idyllic space to learn about the nuances of wheatgrass cultivation, or purchase a mushroom growing kit to try your hands at farming.
Fun fact: All of the farm’s crops are nurtured with a 100% organic growing process, with compost made from biological waste like shoot clippings and roots. Buy home some of their produce, and taste the difference for yourself!
Kin Yan Agrotech. 220 Neo Tiew Crescent, Singapore 718830. +65 6794 8368.
Kok Fah Technology Farm
A family-owned business that’s been feeding locals with leafy greens for over four decades, Kok Fah Technology Farm is a great place to learn more about modern agriculture in an urban metropolis.
The farm’s greenhouse tours are bound to reveal fascinating insights into the world of hydroponics farming. Drop by the farmer’s market on weekends to snag freshly-grown produce, like spinach, basil, lettuce and their signature aloe vera drinks.
Kok Fah Technology Farm. 18 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore 698974. +65 6765 6629.
(Only for guided tour reservations) Tue-Fri 9am-5pm.
(Open to public for the Weekend Market) Sat & Sun 9am-5pm.