"Astungkara" is the Balinese word for "hopefully", "god-willing". It is a prayer, an invocation of the Gods, to guide and bless our path forward.
Meet the team making this happen
Founder & Team Coordinator
"When I work in the field I feel truly present, doing something meaningful and time slows down."
Head Farmer at Subak Uma Lambing
Head of the Farmer's Cooperative at Subak Uma Lambing
Head of natural rice farming transition
"I feel so humbled when I pass a forest and think about the people generations ago who planted these trees. Maybe I can be a legend like they were too."
Head of Sales & Marketing
Trail customer experience and lead organiser
Co-founder, Permaculture Specialist, Tech and Finance
"I think plants are the most evolved beings on this planet, working with them is like playing with magic."
Head Regenerative Gardener
Head of Admin and Operations
"We took seeds from a dead flower and turned them into a whole field of brilliantly coloured flowers in the rice paddies. Amazing!"
Trail organiser and guide
Head of Trail and Farm Experiences Logistics
Head of Farm Experiences
"When I'm working in the field there is no stress, no pressure. I just feel happy."
Head of Agriculture
"It's only when I'm in the field that I feel truly connected with nature and my Balinese heritage."
Trail guide and local partner liaison in North Bali
Our local chef at our headquarters in Subak Uma Lambing