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Semarang Farming Community

Semarang Farming Community

No Code Name Location Date Type Vols Fee
1 STV BHUMI 1902 Community Farming Project Semarang, Central Java 25 March – 7 April 2019 FARM, SOC 15 IDR 2,970,000
2 LMTV BHUMI 02 Community Farming Project Semarang, Central Java Jan – April  OR June – Dec FARM, SOC 3 IDR 3,100,000
Vertical Garden

Background: Semarang urban life quality has decrease in the last decades. This problem comes to lack of ecological friendly lifestyle in the urban area and urban society are not well informed to start their green project. The change of lifestyle of youngster in the city become damage to city life environment pushes us to make a movement to drag our society back to preserve nature.

Work with local mothers

Project: This is agricultural project focused on people who stay in the city and existed farmer family in village to support them to make their own market. You will cooperate with local farmer community and local youth on activating eco-farming activity center in Semarang City & Semarang Regency area.

Kembang Arum was the first pilot farming activity center in Semarang City focused on promoting urban farming lifestyle in urban society. It is located in Kembang Arum district, Semarang City. We usually have training there for those who want to start their farming project in their community. We mostly learn on how we maximize the usage of the limited land in urban area or even for those who do not have any land to plant, but still willing to do farming in their home. Therefore, we do some method such as hydroponic, vertical culture, and green house

Work with kinds

Aims: To promote and socialize urban farming and conventional agriculture lifestyle to be part of metropolis society. And to give more chance to existed farmer or family who intended to be farmer to have more access to modern way of thinking to develop their quality of life.

Work: You will learn and work at our in two eco-farming activity center with two condition: in village & the city. You will support our local partner to plant their plant and how to sell their product and make their own market (direct contact with their customer). You also have a chance to be part of our workshop/seminars/visits for local student, universities, local community, and local government to promote eco-friendly lifestyle through agriculture.

Special Remarks: You will work mostly with local community the schedule will be changeable depend on their availability. This program requires some volunteers to have: Social work, Management, Administration and economic development education background will be desirable; High motivation to learn simple ‘Bahasa Indonesia’ to communicate with local people; & has experiences in organize training, and simple workshop.

Free time: Semarang regency was a major trade city Dutch colony era. You are able to visit some historical sites and get to know more deep about the history of each places.

Location: Urban Farming Activity Center will take place in Kembang Arum Village,

Accommodation: In both living condition (village & City) you will stay with moslem host family. You should be open minded to adapt the local culture.

Meeting Point: Ahmad Yani International Airport, Semarang City, Central Java

Fee:IDR 2,970,000/2 Weeks OR IDR 3,100,000/Month