Workshop: Foraging at Gillman Barracks with urban farmer and nature educator Alexius Yeo (Singapore)


Join this interactive walk in search of edible plants around NTU CCA Singapore and discover the rich amount of food growing around us. Learn how to find edible plants to add to your next home-made salad and be surprised by the many grasses that are commonly used in traditional medicine.

Developed for participants aged 13 and above. Participation fee includes material costs.

Venue: Various locations around Gillman Barracks
Meeting point: NTU CCA Singapore, Block 43 Malan Road
Workshop fee: $15

This workshop is by paid registration only. No walk-ins allowed.


Driven to help urbanites reconnect with Nature and with one another, Alexius Yeo (Singapore) is the Director of Carbon InQ, a local company that teaches Agriculture-based experiential learning programmes at schools and firms. He also founded Project 33, a family-initiated farming movement uniting neighbourhoods through community farming, cooking, educational activities and the practice of "sharing first." Alexius graduated from National University of Singapore and University of North Carolina with an Honours degree in Geography. He previously worked with NParks and social enterprise Edible Garden City in Singapore, and in the Philippines with the country’s first Farm University and Social Enterprise Incubator.

This is a public programme of the exhibition Jef Geys. Quadra Medicinale Singapore.
Learn more about the exhibition here: http://ntu.ccasingapore.org/exhibitions/jef-geys-quadra-medicinale-singapore/.

Photo Credit: Carbon InQ
*Photographs and videos may be taken during the tour for documentation purposes, and for non-commercial publicity in future. If you have any concerns about this, please inform NTU CCA Singapore in advance.

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Sat Dec 15, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM SGT
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Venue Address
Block 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks Singapore
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore