behind the project:
To create a self sustaining organic farm, free from
chemicals and pollution free environment, and to
become an example for others to follow.
Educating the villagers and farmers on the benefits
of organic farming returning back to nature and old
Indian traditional agricultural practices.
Volunteers from India and abroad are welcome for
contributing their bit to the Organic Farming
working and methodology being followed.
Guests will get to see the rural Indian agriculture,
we want them to see the success story of our efforts
with sustainable organic farming methods being
followed and at the same time be a part of it all.
The most exquisite feature of our hospitality has
its own natural charm and therapeutic advantages.
Methodology or practices of our farm:
Bio dynamic preparations are used for improving the
fertility of the soil and for growth promotion.
Vrakshayurveda - ( ancient Indian science of
agriculture) methods, like Kunapa, are also
Agnihotra ( fire ceremony ) is also performed at
sunrise and sunset.
Composting methods like liquid manure, vermiculture,
NEDAP pits etc.
Organically maintained Swimming pool with neem (Azadirachta
indica ) leaves, which also fertilizes the fields.
Animals on the farm – goats for milk, cows for milk,
cow dung and cow urine and camel for carrying goods.
We are using bird nests to invite owls who are
keeping rat population under control.
We have also used papaya to control rats.
and how did it start:
In 1992 we bought this barren farmland, about 18
hectares, and planted more then 10000 trees of
various varieties. To create a mini forest. There
are more then 2500 Amla (Emblica officinalis) trees.
With great difficulty we have managed to save the
trees from Rajasthan summer (from 0-43˚C over the
course of the year). Along the way, in 1994, came
retired from Indian Army Brig. A. P. Bhargawa who
started looking after the farm and proposed to go
Organic. As we had nothing to loose, we let him have
Slowly and gradually the trees grew bigger, and
people got to know about our organic farm and
started visiting to see the organic practices. We
had a couple of farmers meet with the local farmers
with renowned agriculture scientist like Dr P. K.
Dixit and Dr. Maheshwari and Dr. R.K.Pathak and
Swami Valmiki. In 2003 we joined various
international organic volunteer organization and
started receiving volunteers from all over the
After seeing the success of the organic farming and
the volunteers program we have now started 9 rooms,
farm stay, on the farm. This is to promote and
create awareness amongst the masses for sustainable
organic farming and pollution free environment.