Farmers open outlet to sell organic farm produce
Raipur, June 2: A group of 1,200 farmers, engaged in organic farming in Maoist-affected Dantewada district, inaugurated their outlet Bhoomgadhi recently to sell organic pulses, horticulture produces and millets directly to consumers near Teknaar in tribal Bastar region.
Talking to TOI, progressive farmer Ludruram said, “Dantewada-based tribal farmers have spearheaded the organic cultivation movement, which is in full swing. We realize the balance of eco-system and organic farming will revive soil fertility, is harmless to environment and takes care of health of all beings. More farmers are joining us and we have identified 35 popular local varieties of horticulture