Backyard Organic Farming
Maya Stolastika and Herwita Rosalina are training young communities to take up organic farming. They also invite young farmers to work together.
FOR the past several decades, not many seem to aspire to become farmers. Unsurprisingly, Anton Sujarwo's parents objected when their son expressed his desire to farm, as they themselves were all too familiar with the hard labor that farming involves. "My parents wanted me to become a contractor," said the man from the Balongsari village in East Java.
Though Anton studies civil engineering at the Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, he is more inte...