One rooftop garden at a time, urbanites in Kuala Lumpur are taking a U-turn from taking a toll on our planet earth. Organically speaking, urban farming does not only provide locally grown produce, it also contributes to avoid extreme heatwaves. Plotting a garden in your personal living space will enhance your appreciation for food source. If you’re enthusiastic, you can check out the following mentioned green-thumbed communities.
Lot 161, Tanarimba Janda Baik, Persiaran Enderong Bukit Tinggi, 28750 Bentong, Pahang.
What started off as a small scale project with intentions of growing their own food in Janda Baik turned into supplying dozens of organic herbs, fruit and vegetables to shops and restaurants in the city. Only 40 minutes from KL, you can book a spot for a meal in the farm where the fresh ingredients are cultivated. Aside from gardening classes, they also organize cooking classes, yoga retreats and food parties.
(image: A Little Farm On The Hill)
This project was initially to counter balance our extreme pollution exert levels through everyday life by sharing ways to grow fruits and vegetables in compact city spaces. They now provide gardening kits full of beautiful seeds for people to grow in their homes. You can keep your eyes peeled for activities held by the members or simply reach out as a volunteer if your weekend’s looking dull.
5, Jalan Datuk Sulaiman 5, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur.
Empowering individuals through skill-building, Ecocentric focuses on not only urban gardening, but as well as DIY Upcycling to champion practical everyday solutions. Positively influencing the way communities are sharing common spaces to support local economy. The workshops are designed to cater the public, schools, businesses, communities and most importantly the younger generation.