Ashoka Fellow
Singapore
Fellow Since 2018
    This description of Bjorn Low Hoek's work was prepared when Bjorn Low Hoek was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2018.
    Introduction
    Through Edible Garden City, Bjorn has been leading a grow-your-own-food movement to change the Singaporean mindset around farming. He is inventing a new way of integrating urban farming into the cityscape and using it as a community-building tool. He leads a sizeable “farm-lab” in the city that incubates other start-up and encourages more urban farming entrepreneurs to pilot urban food and waste solutions.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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