Three-Day Organic Fair And Food Festival Being Held In Shimla

September 10, 2015 0 Comments


Shimla, Sep 09 (ANI): A three-day long ‘Organic Fair and Food Festival’, to promote organic farming, is being held in Himachal Pradesh. Organic farming is a form of agriculture which relies on natural inputs in order to sustain the health of soil, ecosystem and living creatures. Farmers from different districts of the state took part in the organic festival which had put various agricultural products on display. The fair which is being held in Shimla city has been organised by state agriculture department with the aim to popularise organic farming in the state where more than 70 percent families are dependent on agriculture. An organiser, Inder Singh Verma, said the motive of the festival is to create awareness about organic products to the people. He added the festival provided single platform for farmers and other stake holders in easing their marketing facilities. Hundreds of visitors thronged the fair to buy agricultural products and even the food available at the food court was made of organic products.