The Himalayan state of Uttarakhand is also known as Devbhoomi, literally meaning the land of gods.
Unfortunately the rural development of the state has been extremely poor and farming still remains the primary source of economy for the population and difficult terrain and remote locations play spoiler for the poor farmers as they find themselves far removed from the market.
Women farmers of Uttarakhand are the back bone of agrarian economy here.
Surprisingly lot of agricultural produce goes waste due to poor infrastructure and apathy of government agencies.There is no surprise that busloads of locals migrate to urban cities in search of a living.
Nirvana Organic, supported by OCS Foundation,has been working closely with several farmers in Mukteshwar and other adjoining areas with individual farmers and women self help groups.The fundamental idea is to disrupt this mass exodus of people from mountains and create opportunities for small farmers to earn respect and livelihood.
"Friends of Nirvana", is the initiative wherein we want the farmer to connect directly with the consumer by avoiding middle man in the process.We want to create small groups in metros by using social media platforms and take your orders directly and the same will be delivered to you twice a month.
Here the farmer is encouraged to grow his crops both fruits and vegetables without using any chemicals , organically.The farmers are further trained to process the fruits etc by making fruit jams and preserves. Similarly we create several herbal tea infusions like Chamomile, lemon grass and Rose mint etc.
We also extract cold press oils of apricot and sesame etc.
You and your family are also encouraged to come and meet your farmer directly.You are invited to "dirty your hands" by sowing,reaping and harvesting your crops yourself.Meet and make friends with your farmer,see the land,relish the process. You will also get a chance of giving back to deprived but extremely hard working farmers community of our mountains.
Nirvana Organic will deliver your food directly to your door step.You deserve best of health for yourself and your loved ones.
Come be a part of "Friends of Nirvana" by sending a message on firstname.lastname@example.org