Urban farmers in Kalimalang

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Urban Farming
(IO/Muhammad Hidayat)

Jakarta, IO – Urban farmers harvest vegetables cultivated at unused land under the Becakayu Kalimalang toll road, Jakarta, Monday (29/8).

The 1-km-long vacant lot was planted by residents with various kinds of vegetable crops such as mustard greens, cabbage, kale, brazil spinach, tomatoes, bitter melon, oyong, red ginger, cassava and bananas.

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The development of urban farming can also optimize vacant land to generate many benefits for the surrounding community. (Muhammad Hidayat)