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Malaysia: Living In The City, Have You Ever Dreamed Of Growing Your Own Food?

“I highly encourage Malaysians to start jumping on the green bandwagon, talk and meet up with people who have ventured in urban farming and aquaponics,”

Written by Hana Maher
Malaysian Digest
Feb 2, 2018


Nafisah Ahmad relayed that gardening is more of a way of life rather than a hobby, especially for those who grew up outside the city.

“Urban gardening is not a new trend as those who reside and grew up outside the city have always grown their own vegetables and fruits,” she opined.

“Because I grew up seeing my parents planting their own vegetables and plants, I picked up the habit and followed their footsteps when I moved to Kuala Lumpur in the 1970s.”

But the 56-year-old’s garden in Kuala Lumpur is not only blessed with an assortment of vegetables and herbs; the mother of four also shared that her family land in Negeri Sembilan is being used as a farm – growing chillies, and is in the midst of planting more vegetables and fruits.

“We didn’t know what to do with the empty land. So, we all decided to turn it into a family farm,” she said, and confessed that it can be costly.

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