Minor eruption from Mt Agung

Yesterday Mt Agung had a minor eruption, spewing dark clouds as high up as 700 meters from the crater. There where also reports of some ashfall. Luckily the farm was not affected by any of this, but we are still on high alert. Thanks for all your concern, we really...

Help from Renaissance College in Hong Kong

We just had a visit from a wonderful group of teachers and students from RCHK. Working  on a global concerns project, they came to Bali to donate and plant medicinal herbs and vegetable plants for Side By Side Organic Farm. Because the farm is closed, we had to make a...

Galungan is upon us

The 10 day ceremony of Galungan is here, from Nov1st to Nov 11th. The ceremony marks Goods victory over Evil, and all our ancestors’ spirits come to visit. Here you can see Ketut praying, and also the farms’ penjor.              ...

Temporary information

Due to the circumstances around Mt Agung and the possible eruption, Ståle in Norway is the contact for this website. It is difficult to reach Pam and Ketut, and they are occupied with more important tasks at the moment. I will answer as best I can, and we all hope...

Threat

Side By Side had to be evacuated due to the threat of Mt. Agung erupting. We are all sad beyond belief. As soon as possible, the farm will be open again to visitors, and or volunteers, to help us grow food for those in need. In the meantime, it may prove difficult to...