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Sky-high farming in downtown Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. There are high rises as far as the eye can see, waves of steel and chrome and thousands of office windows reflecting the grey afternoon skies. It is easy to feel completely disconnected from nature in an environment like this, but thankfully there are people trying to reverse this effect. In 2015, Andrew Tsui, Michelle Hong and Pol Fabrega founded Rooftop Republic: an urban farming initiative which aims to reconnect city dwellers to the natural world and the origins of their food. We met up with the enthusiastic urban farmers to talk about the importance of local food production in cities.

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(Image: Ann Woo)