Hello, I’m Michelle, an forager, urban farmer and tinkerer based in Singapore. I’m part of Tanah, a collective that looks at reimagining spaces with food - agri interventions. And more recently, [Cru.mb] - nurturing discussion around critical agri - food thinking. I currently work with Native, on culinary lexicon around biodiversity, sustainability and the like.

I’m an avid maker - visiting hack-spaces around Asia and meeting like - minded makers is part of the journey. I sometimes write: on Hawker Histories, forgotten cuisine and food politics in the region

Reach me at michelle (dot) laijm (at) gmail (dot) com.

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