Be a Witness of Urban Farming at Kampung Kreasi Gresik
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Farming usually associated with rural society. But the local community of Kampung Kreasi which nestled in the heart of Gresik has take this farming into another level and make urban farming as one of their atrraction that worth to see.
Kampung Kreasi literally means as Creation Village is a small village which was turned into a nice tourist destination. The urban farming has become its main attraction that takes the visitors to3 this place.
The local community started to plan some fruit and vegetables on their yard with hydroponic systems. They also use the local canal for fish farm. The fishes and all the plants grow quiet well with it.
Beside the urban farming, the village has take recycling as one of their concern. The local community has.made this as a business and turn those plastics into more valuable products.
"They have those recycled plastic and some urban farming. I could even found a cantaloupe grows with this method," Fandi Akhmad Yani, the Mayor of Gresik said.
You could even exchange a kg of plastic with a cup of black coffee. Imam Wahyu, the Director of Tourism Awareness Community said that it was an achievement to have this village. "This village was just a slump before," he said.
In the future, Kampung Kreasi Gresik was planned to be one nice tourist attraction that worth the visit. The urban farming and the recycling things will be the best thing to see especially for those students who would like to more about it. (*)
|Publisher||: Lucky Setyo Hendrawan|