How community gardens benefit Malaysians beyond offering healthy produce

Chairperson Lee (second from right) with Kernail Singh (garden manager, standing second from right) from the TTDIECG committee with volunteers at the community garden before the pandemic. Photos: TTDIECG

The aim was simple – to grow their own chemical-free food, create a place to compost food waste, and build community togetherness.

The Taman Tun Dr Ismail Edible Community Garden (TTDIECG) in Kuala Lumpur today is a 15,000sq ft (1,393sq m) space with 200 to 300 types of plants including fruits, flowers, herbs and vegetables.

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