Connecting Growers and Chefs

Foodscape Collective connects growers to chefs and designers creating experiential events for others. But it’s not always easy going from one part of the island to another to deliver fresh produce. So why do it? In a conversation one day, Cuifen and I realised that it was probably a good idea for me to share more about why I've decided, on several occasions, to spend good pa...
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Agroecology

Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems, Third Edition is the latest update endorsed by the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food). It talks about the 5 Levels of conversion to sustainable food systems and agroecology.    
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What are Special Write-ups?

Special Ops, Special Write-ups. We accept ideas for articles, videos, images and any other work that you have made about food, ranging from the mundane everyday bit of information, to the creative and metaphorical. We are not only interested in growing our plants, but in the life cycle of the food product, as it goes from seed, shoot, to fruit, market, our mouths, our heads and...
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Volunteer

We have more ideas than we know what to do with at present! We know what we want to do, we just need more hands and heads to do them all! Many people have been asking how they can get involved in our work, so we've decided to put up this list. If you are keen on seeing this project as it develops and want to contribute to it in any way, big or small, fill in the form below o...
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Singapore Young Farmers’ event – experiential learning at Quan Fa Organic Farm

We chanced upon Singapore Young Farmers' write-up on a recent experiential learning volunteering experience at Quan Fa Organic Farm. It is one of SYF's series of events to drive a comeback in farming through active volunteerism. http://kranjicountryside.com/the-chapter-continues-at-quan-fa-organic-farm/ The Singapore Young Farmers have an upcoming event to bring participa...
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Giving Ourselves a Reason to Grow

To kickstart Geok Kuan's column, which is a series of articles written in both English and Mandarin, we present this: her thoughts on her potluck party!     More on Geok Kuan's Columns Focused on herbs/vegetables/fruits that are easy to grow and can be grown in urban settings. Each article will start with how to grow the plant, medium used, amount o...
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Plants under attack! DIY Chilli, Papaya & Fruit Enzymes

Here's a plant remedy for threatened greens, contributed by a fellow Foodscaper Terence.   Chilli enzyme INGREDIENTS Chilli Garlic steeped in water overnight and sieved Mama lemon detergent (or Castile soap) Vegetable oil (neem oil is best): a couple of squirts Papaya and fruit enzyme To fruit peels, add some water, keep it overnight, and it's rea...
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Booklist–Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods

 Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods By Jennifer A. Jordan This book is well-worth a read! Check out an excerpt from the book here. And for some of our favourite parts:   There are many motivations for seeking out heirloom varieties: not only for flavor, novelty, resilience, and the preservation of biodiversity, but because of c...
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