Carissa Finneren was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. With her educational and professional background in communications, advertising and marketing - full-time work includes the joy of creative writing. With topics of interest such as culture, sustainability, and wellness, Carissa loves contributing to NOW! and bringing readers who both reside in and travel, closer to the country she loves.
Beleaf Farms showcases a more sustainable way of farming, which uses less water and aims to create a more circular model for Indonesia's agricultural sector.
Prior to the pandemic, Indonesia began a curiosity with kombucha which has accelerated into a growing landscape of intriguing products that promote good gut health.