Sonave community farming project

Sonave is my ancestral  village just outside Mumbai, and this project is to include you in the farming of fruits, vegetables, grains and more so that we all have access to good quality food throughout the year.

What is it?
Monthly sessions with Rujuta Diwekar at her ancestral farmhouse in Sonave, just outside Mumbai, where we learn about farming, local foods and good health. 
 
Key features
• Learn farming by actually practising it
• Food gyan by Rujuta and her team
• Heritage meals and recipes
• Special focus on introducing kids to farms and real food
 
In addition, you 
• Contribute to the local farmers by buying their produce directly from them
• Also get fresh, natural produce from what you grow yourself.
• Participate in community initiatives like tree plantations, pre school meals, etc.
 
Fresh, natural food
 
You get what you grow
The produce from what you grow is shared equally between all participants.
In addition, premium produce like fruits, vegetables, rice, oils, etc., from Rujuta’s family farm is also shared as per availability.
 
Farmers market
For every session, local farmers will be invited to bring their fresh produce and you can buy it directly from them, contributing to their welfare.
 
Social Impact
Sonave village has officially achieved the ‘Zero malnutrition’ status. More than 250 children are fed Ragi kheer every morning in a project supported by the proceeds from SCFP. We intend to take it to more villages nearby.  
 
Structure 
• One pre-decided Sunday every month for 2 hours (9 – 11am)
• Including 5 special Sundays in the year 
• You can sign up for full year or for any special Sunday
Cost
The cost for SCFP 2019 in INR
Before January  6th, 2019
One adult:   27,000/-
Two adults signing up together:   44,000/-
Children below 12:   Complimentary
Children (12 -18 years):   12,000/-
Nutrition/ medical students:   12,000/-
Special Sundays:   5,000/-

Sign up
 
After January  6th, 2019
One adult:   34,000/-
Two adults signing up together:   54,000/-
Children below 12:   Complimentary
Children (12 -18 years):   16,000/-
Nutrition/ medical students:   16,000/-
Special Sundays:   5,000/-
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