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Garage Greens Urban Farming Experiences

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Garage Academy Campus

93 Lockhart Road

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Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island

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Get your hands dirty and learn how to grow your own food at the Rooftop Farm at the Garage Academy Campus in Wan Chai!


Led by urban farming pioneers Rooftop Republic, these monthly Garage Greens Urban Farming Experience workshops will introduce you to the fascinating world of urban farming. Through hands-on activities, you’ll learn the skills and knowledge you need to confidently germinate seeds, harvest, make compost, deal with pesky pests and how to do this all from your own home!

Our workshops are perfect for families and individuals keen on sustainably localizing your food sources. We welcome kids between ages 6-12.


You will learn all about:

  • Growing seasons in Hong Kong
  • Composting & other organic fertilisers
  • Basic organic farming principles
  • Growing in small spaces
  • Organic pest control
  • Seedings & transplanting
  • Harvesting

Microgreen kits will be available for purchase on site for you to continue your urban farming journey at home!


Ticket Price

  • Family (2 adults, 2 kids aged 6-12) HKD 500

  • Child (1 kid aged 6-12, parent comes free!) HKD 300

  • General Admission (individual adult) HKD 200

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Available Dates

  • Saturday 6 April, 3-5pm
  • Saturday 4 May, 3-5pm
  • Saturday 1 June, 3-5pm



About the Organisers

Rooftop Republic has pioneered the urban farming movement in Hong Kong over the last five years. Our vision is to revolutionize the food system and transform the relationship people have with their food. Our innovative approach and end-to-end services - from design, installation to maintenance and community engagement - aims to incorporate urban farms into city-dwellers’ lifestyles and make it commonplace.

At Rooftop Republic we are enthusiastic about the potential for urban farming to contribute towards a more sustainable and healthier food system. Along with other innovators, chefs, entrepreneurs and food activists we are proud to engage Hong Kong’s youth around this discussion to inspire and empower them to shape a better food future.


Garage Academy is Garage Society's knowledge sharing platform to showcase & support the startup ecosystem in Hong Kong. Join our digital community Garage Commons now to connect with fellow entrepreneurial minds, build your personal & professional skill set, and innovate & grow your business!

Garage Academy host Rooftop Republic's farm at our campus in Wan Chai as part of the Garage Greens initiative, featuring monthly urban farming workshops and custom-designed farming programs for corporates. Contact hk.academy@thegaragesociety.com to find out more!


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Garage Academy Campus

93 Lockhart Road

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Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong

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