5 Farms you may not have known existed in Singapore

Singapore countryside

When we think of Singapore we rarely think that there may actually be countryside somewhere beyond the high-rises and urban gardens.

As the call for organic food increases it has put these little country farms in the spotlight.  Mostly situated in the Kranji area of Singapore, It is known as the backyard of Singapore and they class it as a suburb in the northwest.  It is approximately twenty-two kilometres or forty-one miles from the city center.  A bit of the countryside complete with animals and farms growing organic food.

5 Farms you may not have known existed in Singapore

Jurong Frog Farm

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The tour packages to this farm are by appointment only but it is a very educational day out for the kids.They offer fun activities and you get to find out all about the American bullfrog.  This farm distributes from meat and other fresh farms produce free from the use of harmful substances.  Their frog meat products are quite well known within Singapore and they will deliver right to your door.

Oh’ Farm

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They use Hydroponics to produce pesticide-free foods to promote healthy living.

They produce ready cut vegetables, fresh herbs and spices all grown on the farm.

This farm is also unique in that it has a butterfly lodge where people can learn and enjoy watching butterflies in an ecological flight friendly landscaped garden

Farmart Centre

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If you are looking for a great day out that is educational, fun topped off with great local food this farm has it all.

Long Kuan Hung Crocodile Farm

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As the name implies this farm has crocodiles on it and is Singapore’s only crocodile farm.  It houses up to thirteen thousand crocodiles at any given time.  Crocodile skin and meat have a high sale value in various parts of the world.This farm is also quite educational and informative, a must for any pre-school outings.  But entry is quite restricted there are tours you can sign up for and take a tour company.  One such company is Uncle William’s who offer the “Crocodile Farmtrail” a day out where you visit three different farms.

The Animal Resort

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A great place for kids and adults to reconnect with nature.  The farm offers to close up experiences with the different animals that are kept there.

There is stream fishing, a rest area where you can sit quietly and soak up the sounds of nature.  On the farm, you will find Bird Avery’s, horses, Peacocks, a Marabou Stork, Rabbits and Guinea pigs and loads of other animals to thrill the kids.