Freegans gather bountiful ‘harvest’ of fruit from roadside offerings during Hungry Ghost Festival

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Freegan Daniel Tay organised a night outing with three friends to gather fruits used in prayer offerings.

SINGAPORE – Getting scolded by a stranger for picking up oranges from a roadside offering at the start of the seventh lunar month did not deter Mr Daniel Tay from collecting more fruit left behind by worshippers.

The 41-year-old retired financial adviser even organised an outing on Sept 2 – the 15th day of the seventh month – with three friends to collect fruit in Bishan and Ang Mo Kio.

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