Hands on Farming
Learn New Skills · Get Practical Experience Come along and learn what is involved to grow garden fresh produce at our Yogyakarta Urban Farms “Lebah Kecil” and “Kepik Kecil”
Dari kebun ke dapur. Grow your own garden fresh produce or purchase any of our farms’ products through retailers and supermarkets in Yogyakarta or direct from the farm as part of our Community Supported Agriculture group.
Farm to Table
Promoting serving fresh local sourced food and ingredients at restaurants and cafes, and farm-to-table dining.
Produksi Makanan Artisan
Saat ini kami mengembangkan usaha pertanian berbasis keluarga. Fokusnya adalah pada pelaksanaan pertanian berkelanjutan dan produksi pangan Artisan.
Building, Restoration and Preservation of Urban Agriculture – Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes . Traditional Javanese Pekarangan are an important part of both rural and urban landscapes in Indonesia.
Inovasi Teknologi & Farm Hacking
A making, building, rebuilding, hacking, and tinkering space, open to all students and graduates of agriculture and food manufacturing; and also all technology enthusiast. Join one of our GARDENS AND URBAN AGRICULTURE PROJECTS or suggest one of your own.
Tips & Tricks
Perhaps one question that we get often is how is a modern urban farm such as “Lebah Kecil” different to that seen in our area where other people also farm on small urban land blocks in Yogyakarta. Part of the key difference is we are trying to also draw on those practices which have been […]
This week we transplanted another batch of Tomat SERVO F1 to one of the beds at Yogyakarta Urban Farm “Lebah Kecil”. Currently we transplant seedlings around the 30 day mark when they are about 12 to 15cm tall. Beds have been prepared in advance and holes are spaced 50cm apart using an offset triangular pattern. To […]
There never is going to be a perfect block of land with a perfect planting schedule for modern urban farming. But we have found that in our first couple of months for Yogyakarta Urban Farm “Lebah kecil” that using a schedule helps manage when we need to plant seedlings in trays. Also when we need […]
Latest Blog Posts
This month’s rainfall has put the finishing touches on the Kaliandra Merah (Calliandra callothyrsus). Measuring the trees they have reached 4 to 4.5m in height and 12 to 25mm in diameter in just over 11 months since they were first planted as small seedlings. This is the final stage of the tropical legume tree production for […]
“When Purity Meets Naturity” As we know time to time in the modern world there is no children wanna go to farm again. But, here what we do in the different way. Collaborate with local school and group called “Petani Muda” to bring the value about Farming and especially about how we live peacefully with […]
Despite the initial success of the Tomat seedlings in the trays, there was an early set back which put the first production off to a difficult start. A week prior to the first batch of Tomat TYMOTI F1 being ready to be planted out into the field, a simple mistake resulted in both the TYMOTI […]
Amazon Urban Farming eBooks
The Urban Farmer is a comprehensive, hands-on, practical manual to help you learn the techniques and business strategies you need to make a good living growing high-yield, high-value crops right in your own backyard (or someone else's). Major benefits include: Low capital investment and overhead costs Reduced need for expensive infrastructure Easy access to markets
By explaining the lean system for identifying and eliminating waste and introducing efficiency in every aspect of the farm operation, The Lean Farm makes the case that small-scale farming can be an attractive career option for young people who are interested in growing food for their community. Working smarter, not harder, also prevents the kind of burnout that start-up farmers often encounter in the face of long, hard, backbreaking labor.
The Market Gardener is a compendium of la Grelinette’s proven horticultural techniques and innovative growing methods. This complete guide is packed with practical information on: Setting-up a micro-farm by designing biologically intensive cropping systems, all with negligible capital outlay Farming without a tractor and minimizing fossil fuel inputs through the use of the best hand tools, appropriate machinery, and minimum tillage practices Growing mixed vegetables systematically with attention to weed and pest management, crop yields, harvest periods, and pricing approaches
How to Grow More Vegetables demonstrated that small-scale, high-yield, all-organic gardening methods could yield bountiful crops over multiple growing cycles using minimal resources in a suburban environment. The concept that John Jeavons and the team at Ecology Action launched more than 40 years ago has been embraced by the mainstream and continues to gather momentum.
The New Organic Grower has become a modern classic. In this revised and expanded edition, master grower Eliot Coleman continues to present the simplest and most sustainable ways of growing top-quality organic vegetables. Coleman updates practical information on marketing the harvest, on small-scale equipment, and on farming and gardening for the long-term health of the soil.