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Conversion of agricultural land in Yogyakarta City reduces the urban vegetable production that prompted the Yogyakarta City government to create a fruit and vegetable planting program for the community through urban agriculture. This research was conducted to know the characteristics of farmers and vegetable farming, the sustainability level, and the factors that affect vegetable farming sustainability in urban agriculture in Yogyakarta. The methods used are descriptive analysis, sustainability index, and multiple linear regression analysis. The results showed the characteristics of urban farmers in Yogyakarta City, namely 50% male and 50% female, 60% of farmers age is above 50 years, and 60% have a minimum high school education. The size of land managed is classified as very small. The commodities cultivated include red chilies, cayenne pepper, mustard greens, and planting with horizontal cultivation techniques. The level of sustainability of vegetable farming in urban agriculture in Yogyakarta City is categorized as quite sustainable. The factors that influence vegetable farming’s sustainability in urban agriculture in Yogyakarta City are the farmers’ age and the farmers’ land size.