Jakarta Maritime Agriculture and Food Security (KPKP) Department's Balkot Farm booth is opened at Semasa event held at Jakarta City Hall on September 28-29.
" In here, we open our booth to introduce visitors about urban farming"
For information, Semasa event is held with concept of cultural creative market and tour in historical places of Jakarta. It is enlivened with tens of booths, including Balkot Farm booth.
Jakarta KPKP Department's Post Harvest and Processed Agriculture Section Head, Eti Rohaeti stated, Balkot Farm booth was also opened at former Semasa event held at Lapangan Banteng Park.
"Semasa event is a huge event that collaborates with Jakarta Government. In here, we open our booth to introduce visitors about urban farming," she conveyed, Saturday (9/28).
By opening this Balkot Farm booth, her side hopes many visitors will be attracted to urban farming and implemented it in their place.
"We try to socialize it every where. One of its benefits is you can harvest your own crops with this system," she conveyed.
Balkot Farm booth guard, Riri mentioned, her side also displays various products made from the urban farming crops. There are jamu or herbal drink such as kunyit asem, gula asem, beras kencur, and also bok choy smoothie.
"All of these products are made from crops planted in four RPTRAs. Those are Rustanti RPTRA, Karang Anyar RPTRA, Melati 04 RPTRA, and Ruben Benhil 02 RPTRA.