Farm Updates

Wanted to share a wonderful article passed on by our friend, Suren, that reviews perennial staple crops aka food forests. A food forest is what I depend on when we […]

We’ve just started work on the 25 cents(10,000 sqft) of land around our house.  This area is very close to the road which is at a much higher level. Also, […]

The planting season is in full swing around us and we are trying to put as much life into the soil as we can. The monsoon seems to have started […]

The planting season is in full swing around us and we are trying to put as much life into the soil as we can. The monsoon seems to have started […]

In natural farming, Mulch is a layer of dry or wet natural material (leaves, grass, twigs, branches, vegetable-fruit waste etc) that covers the ground around a crop. Anything that decomposes […]

In recent times, many folks have asked us the secret sauce for planting a lot of trees in a short period. If there is a secret, it has to be […]

Trees in our farm

Over the last five months, we planted around 8500 trees in our farm. We could not have done it without Fr.V, Isha Foundation, Nandi Nursery, Siruthuli and all the labourers […]

Thanks to many thinkers and doers, the first phase of setting up the farm was completed recently. And it’s nice to breathe easy for a while. Looking back, the motor […]

We were introduced to Subash Palekar’s Zero Budget Farming (which is a catchy name for Natural Farming) by friends at Siruthuli, a local eco non-profit,. In this, we found a ready-to-walk bridge between Fukuoka’s […]