Organic Living News

In our series on Atmanirbhar Bharat today, we bring you a special story on growth in organic farming in the country. India ranks first in the number of organic farmers and ninth in terms of area under organic farming.

Shriya Naheta, a first-time entrepreneur is on a mission to create an ecosystem for organic food produce and a collaborative environment for farmers and end customers. Her startup Zama Organics is her first step towards creating this vision.

 

Most people who buy organic do it because they want to eat healthier. It's true – switching to an organic diet rapidly …

India ranks first in the number of organic farmers and ninth in terms of area under organic farming. Sikkim became the first state in the world to become fully organic and other States including Tripura and Uttarakhand have set similar targets, according to an official statement.…

The District Horticulture Department has announced an incentive of Rs. 4,000 per hectare to promote natural agriculture in Madurai. The Central and State Governments are…

Amrita Chaudhury and Sanmitra Pandharpur quit their respective jobs in the US at the peak of their careers and returned to India in the early 2000s to pursue organic farming.

They embarked on their agricultural journey by growing food at home and branched out to supplying to…

It often takes a while for most of us to discover our true calling. But some are so certain about their chosen path that they pursue it with determination and attain fulfilment. Devesh Patel always knew that farming was his true calling. An IT graduate, he started expanding his farm…

The State government has planned to incentivise farmers who grow vegetables through organic farming.

An incentive, ranging from ₹2,500 per hectare to ₹5,000 per hectare, will be offered, depending upon the crop. As many as 60,000 farmers will benefit. A sum of ₹15 crore has…

Meenakshi Kishore has bucked the trend and traded her corporate job to try her hand at an organic farm-to-fork model four years ago.

Kishore, who holds a Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Symbiosis Institute of Management in Pune, took to organic…

Ankita Kumawat, 33, who had done her marketing course from IIM Kolkata and worked in USA for some years, found that she could work for her own country and returned to Ajmer. She is now producing organic milk and grocery and selling internationally online from her small village of…