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Urban farming craze catches on across Jakarta

  • Winda A. Charmila

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, April 21 2017 | 12:46 am

PREMIUM Despite the scorching sun, Suprizal, 35, could barely contain his excitement as he prepared to plant vegetables and herbs for local residents in his neighborhood in Palmerah, West Jakarta.

Along with his neighbors, Suprizal planted the crops on a 160-square-meter plot of land, whose owner had asked a community unit (RT) head to utilize it.

“All the plants are organic. We use comp...