This Place Allows You to Pick the Sweetest Cantaloupe with Your Own Hands
TIMESINDONESIA, MOJOKERTO – Are you longing for tropical fruits? What about a cantaloupe? Not just a regular cantaloupe, but but one that you pick with your own hands. Well, you could have this experience at a greenhouse in Mojokerto.
The greenhouse which belongs to Muhamad Fatihul Munir (35), is located at Sentonorejo, Trowulan, Mojokerto, East Java. Munir said that he trying to bring agrotourism concept to his farm.
Munir rent the place from a nearby landlord. He started to plant the cantaloupe a year ago. The greenhouse situated on a 600 meters wide area. To him, he has been very lucky to have such a nice farm with good soil for his cantaloupe.
The visitors could take any cantaloupe they want using the tools he has provided. They could also bring it home or just have it enjoyed in the middle of the greenhouse.
"The price depends on the quality, we have the one with IDR 10-15 K/kg, or those IDR 15-20/kg, or the best one with IDR 25-30/kg," Munir said on Thursday (23/9/2021).
This cantaloupe green house has been opened since September 25, 2021. You better be hurry if you would like to get this nice experience for Munir will only open the green house for a week.
In a year, Munir could harvest his cantaloupe 3 to 4 times. Munir said he could reach total profit around IDR 80-100 M in a year. Might be seems not much bit it's a nice amount for Indonesian.
Munir said that his cantaloupe greenhouse has given him enough money to live in this "everything is cheap" country. He hope that this will inspire other farmers especially those living in Mojokerto to start a business with a greenhouse. (*)
|Publisher||: Sofyan Saqi Futaki|