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Yes, we have farms in Singapore! We don’t have as many as our neighbours but what we do have are farms that are child-friendly, educational and so fun for the kids and the entire family. Some of these awesome places conduct workshops, guided tours and will happily host your party.
So what are you doing this weekend?
Located at Lim Chu Kang, Hay Dairies Goat Farm is Singapore’s only goat farm – providing Singaporeans with a local dose of goat milk. Get the kids up and ready to go in the morning as they wouldn’t want to miss the goat milking session. After which, take a walk around the farm and get first hand experience feeding the goats.
At Quan Fa Organic Farm, they use ecological agrarian methods of farming – that means abstaining from the use of pesticides and harmful fertilisers. Sign up with the kids for one of the tours offered around the farm. Experience the different sections of the farm and also don’t forget to get a fresh pack of greens at their little market place.
Chalet, farm and museum. There is only one place in Singapore that has it all in one – D’Kranji Farm Resort! Experience farms like no other. One hectare of land is dedicated to showcasing a tropical fruit and plants. Also don’t forget to drop by the Swiftlet Garden Museum – introducing the nature of swiftlets: a bird species responsible for the production of edible bird’s nest.
Explore the wonderful world of frogs at Jurong Frog Farm with the kids by booking a guided tour. Not only will there be live demonstrations, you will be able to feed the frogs, learn how to differentiate the difference between a male and a female, witness an all-male frog choir and observe how frogs camouflage in their “natural environment”. Ribbit, Ribbit
Located in the East, Mainland Tropical Fish Farm is the go-to place for anything fish. This farm is known for their speciality koi selection. So if your kids love fish, this is THE place.
A sanctuary right in our concrete jungle. Bollywood Veggies is a wonderful medley of exciting going-ons for kids and adults alike – from the large vegetable farm to educational tours to cooking classes to harvesting and planting paddies. An added bonus is you can BUY some of their healthy vegetables for dinner! Farm to table.
Ever wondered about a frog’s life cycle? What about a little chick? Educational Farm Tours are just some of the incredible things to do with the kids at Farmart. Get up close and personal with the animals at feeding time and watch the glee on your child face!