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Singapore: National Parks Board will for the first time be leasing out garden spaces in their parks

Community farmers at their allotment garden plots at HortPark. St Photo: Ng Sor Luan

A total of 1,000 of these “allotment gardens” will be built in 10 parks by 2019, said NParks.

By Raffaella Nathan Charles
Straits Times
Nov 3, 2017

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This move is part of a broader Edible Horticulture Plan launched on Friday (Nov 3) that also spells out training initiatives and ways to support gardening in Singapore.

In recent years, more community gardens have sprouted islandwide, reflecting a keen interest in gardening beyond the professional sphere. Gardening enthusiasts also say that they have observed more aspiring green thumbs.

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Indoor farming feeding hundreds each day in Connecticut

“We can feed about 300 people per week…An 11-ounce container which is like that large container at Whole Foods,” Curry stated.

By Ann Nyberg-News Anchor
News 8
Nov 1, 2017

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Indoor farming is underway in the state of Connecticut thanks to a group of young entrepreneurs.

Trifecta Ecosystems Incorporated has just fully filled out its new downtown Meriden aquaponics facility with thousands of plants growing in about 12 inches of water vertically and on a flat surface.

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