Movement of Urban Vacant Land Use as an Effort in Keeping the Food Security in Surakarta during the Pandemic
The urban farming movement has been carried out in several parts of the world, such as Havana and Detroit, which was initiated by the food or economic crisis faced by the region. Urban farming through the movement of “Lihat Kebunku” (Look at My Garden) by using the rest of the house yard by planting household crops. The movement of “Lihat Kebunku” (Look at My Garden) can be done with collaborative actions and can be carried out with many parties, from the local community, the private sector, other communities, universities, and even the government. This study reveals the potential of the urban farming movement that can support the food self-sufficiency in Indonesia if it is promoted massively. This study was conducted using the normative method by looking at data from various sources with concept research methods. The data and information collection techniques used were secondary data studies and existing concepts. The results of this study indicate that the movement of agricultural land use in the city of Surakarta can be a mobilization process that leads to efforts to ensure the growth of participation and awareness of the wider community in using the abandoned land through urban farming.
Keywords: urban farming, food self-sufficiency, Covid-19.
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