MAKASSAR. This is the portrait of Kampung Parang community activities. Makassar City in Nutrition Garden built Zakat House and Healthy Cita. Number residents are seen harvesting kangkung in the nutrition Garden.
“Initially, residents here plant vegetables in the yard of their homes each with a media planting pots, used oil plastic or soap even some are using used shoes. At the end of 2014 then we from Rumah Zakat and Cita sehat held meeting with the residents and formed this Nutrition Garden, “said Salmiah, Public Health of Cita Sehat Makassar.
Nutrition Garden with the size of 6 x 12 meters located on Jl. Muh. Ilyas RW 06 Kampung Parang has now been planted with various types of vegetables, such as kale, cucumber, eggplant, basil, gambas, long bean, tomatoes, bitter pariah, lemon grass, corn, and red pepper.
“The usual challenges faced in rolling this Nutrition Garden are weather conditions in Makassar that tend to dry so that the citizens become less enthusiasm. But that’s where the extra role should be done. Insha Allah with consistency, all can remain enthusiastic and interested to participate in Nutrition Garden program, “said Salmiah.
Newsroom/ Nurul Rahayu