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Surprising home remedies of tomato

Tomatoes apart from being a part of so many wonderful recipes are also a part of natural home remedies.  In this blog, we will talk about some quick home remedies of tomato that are beneficial in many ways. Home remedies of tomato Bloodshot eyes Take 2 ripe tomatoes after waking up in the morning and […]
Grating carrots

3 Quick Home Remedies Of Carrots

Carrots are good for health and have many benefits. Carrots also make some of the most delicious recipes. However, carrots have many other uses as well – for example, carrots can be used as a face mask for rejuvenation of the skin. In this blog, we will discuss the home remedies of carrots for achieving […]
potato home remedies

5 uses of Potato you’ve not heard before!

Gone is the time when potatoes were used to stuff paranthas or to fill in your puffy bag of chips.  Apart from being edible and super tasty, potatoes also have a lot of non-edible uses. So in this blog, we will talk about some quick potato home remedies that you might never have heard of! […]
pottery workshop

Pottery Workshop By Maya

Workshops are always fun, especially when they happen amidst lush greenery. In this blog post, we want to talk about our pottery workshop that took place at Blue Jamoon Farms. Maya The Potter Maya has been a potter for over 8 years,her work is inspired by elements of nature and she loves to create magical […]

Coco Lemon  Almond Muffins – Vegan Diaries

The foodie inside us is happy as a lark. Reason – Rheea has shared an appetizing recipe with us in our blog series “Vegan Diaries” This lemony recipe is light on the tummy and is as pleasant as it can get. Allow us to calm your curiosity. Here’s presenting the recipe in Rheea’s own words, Hello Farmizen […]
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Solar cooker powered by Kalpit

We gaped for a while when we saw what Kalpit, one of our Farmizens was upto. Kalpit, along with his kids on an ordinary weekend made something extraordinary. He created an inexpensive solar cooker AT HOME. Isn’t that too cool?   We think what Kalpit did was sheer genius, and very thoughtful. Kalpit turned a lazy weekend […]

The Gastronomical Affair – Why we love healthy food?

We were pretty excited to write this blog. The Reason? Well, we interviewed 2 speech therapists who are die-hard foodies at heart and run a yummy food blog called “The Gastronomical Affair”. We are talking about Yaashna Rajani and Sanika Sawant. Food connoisseurs, avid travellers and brilliant therapists, these girls have set out on a journey […]

Farmizen Volunteers – Saee’s Journey

We are back with our second post from the series “Farmizen Volunteers”. Today, we want to talk about Saee Bapat and her journey as a Farmizen. About Saee Saae has been associated with Farmizen for a long time, and ardently practices organic farming. Her mantra of life is “To Stay Fit & To Stay Healthy”. […]
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Rheea – Vegan, Dog-Mommy, Writer and Farmizen :)

Our Farmizens are a talented bunch of people :). And recently, we discovered that one of them is a great writer, with an appetite for “healthy food”. We want to talk about Rheea Mukherjee, who is a vegan, a dog-mommy and has an interesting blog called  “Messy Cooking, Always Vegan.” Here is a quick video of […]
Farmizen volunteering program

Farmizen Volunteers – Venkat’s Journey

We at Farmizen believe in building an enriched farming community, where farming enthusiasts meet and share ideas to and support us in building a greener and healthier ecosystem. And that’s exactly why we at Farmizen have come up with the volunteering program. Through this, you can come visit the farm at your convenience and meet […]
women's day

Women’s Day

World Without Women A world without women is unimaginable. Without women, the world will lack empathy and will be  just a hollow ball with no substance. Women are blessed with the powers to fill inevitable voids, jump over unforeseeable hurdles, and draw a thin line between decisions of mind and heart. Even nature is the […]
decoupage

Decoupage Workshop

Who thought empty bottles can be used for decoration?  We didn’t until we came across the scintillating art of “bottle decoupage” On 18th February, our Blue Jamoon Farms were adorned with beautifully designed bottles made by our own Farmizens! We had a decoupage workshop, which was taken by Pallavi Sharma Pallavi has an interesting profile, […]
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LEGO Workshop

As children grow, they are constantly pushed to learn through “traditional” ways, ways where pen and paper prevail. However, there is another way that can help children strengthen their fundamentals of learning while being creative at the same time. The way is through “LEGO Building”. LEGO is a practical and an effective way of learning through […]
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Storytelling & Coconut Leaf Art By Payal

We are delighted to talk about this session because it was held by one of our very gifted Farmizens, Payal Desai:). Payal has been involved in storytelling for about 2 years and also has a creative streak in her. Her storytelling sessions, not only help children cross barriers of hesitation and underconfidence but also make […]

Tie & Dye Workshop

Hi There! So, here we are, to talk about yet another exciting workshop held at Blue Jamoon Farms on 17th Feb 🙂 It was a Tie & Dye workshop, where the participants were just asked to get a piece of old cloth, three colours, a brush and themselves to create sheer magic! About the workshop […]

Plant ID

Sometimes, when Farmizens receive harvests from our farms, and receive some bonus veggies from the common areas, we see questions in the chat groups – “Hey, what veggie is this – can you help me identify it ?”. So, we thought we will compile a list of veggies that we have seen consumers have trouble […]

Storytelling Workshop

We at Farmizen love to have fellow Farmizens come over to the farm and have a great time. We think that coming to the farm, not only makes them understand the know-how of organic farming but also brings them closer to their roots 🙂 So, when they come over, we want to make sure that […]
recipes of french beans

Recipes of French Beans

French beans are long and broad shaped with seeds covering their middle portion. These kidney-shaped beans are also known as lima beans and sometimes butter beans because of their cream like texture. In this blog, we will discuss the health benefits of this long, green and broad veggie and also discuss the recipes that it […]
recipes of brinjal

Recipes of The Not So Bland Brinjal

Brinjal, popularly known as baingan in Hindi is a warm season crop but can be successfully grown in rainy seasons also. All types of soil are good for growing Brinjal that comes in many different sizes including medium, large and small. In this blog, we will cover some health benefits of this veggie and also […]
recipes of onion

Quick recipes of onion

Onions are an integral part of our Indian diet. Our lunch and dinner seem incomplete without the distinct aroma of onion. Onion brings with itself a great flavor and taste to the dishes it accompanies or is a part of. In this article, we will talk about some recipes of onion, a homemade onion remedy and […]
recipes of chakotha

Interesting recipes of chakotha leaves

Chakotha leaves are one of the healthiest leafy greens. They are an integral part of many South Indian dishes. In this blog, we will talk about the benefits of Chakotha and some of its recipes.  Benefits of Chakotha 1.Helps in fighting cancer 2.Helps in fighting urinary tract infections 3. Maintains Heart health Now, that we […]
recipes of kale

Interesting recipes of kale

Kale is predominantly a winter vegetable known for its leafy green texture. It is marked by both great taste and great health. Kale is served as an accompaniment to many dishes and is also an excellent addition to refreshing smoothies and healthy salads.Before talking about the recipes of kale, we shall talk about its health […]
recipes of zucchini

Recipes of the exotic zucchini

Zucchini is considered to be an exotic vegetable and is seen as a part of gourmet food. It adds great taste to stir-fries. baked treats and mains. Its subtle flavor combines well with other ingredients of many dishes. It is available in two types – long slender squash and stout plump squash. Before talking about the […]
recipes of cucumber

Recipes of the cool cucumber

Cucumber is a light vegetable that has ninety percent of water content in it. It is a part of many dressings, sandwiches, refreshing coolers and warm soups. Before discussing the recipes of cucumber, we first want to talk about the health benefits that it provides.   Health Benefits Of Cucumber Cucumber’s hydrating and cooling properties […]
recipes of corn

Recipes of the healthy corn!

Corn or maize is a grain plant that originated in southern Mexico. The kernels of corn hold the majority of its nutrients and are the most commonly consumed parts. They can come in multiple colors, depending on where the corn is grown and what species or variety they happen to be. Before discussing the recipes […]
recipes of arugula

Interesting recipes of arugula

Arugula is a lesser-known vegetable amongst the family of cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, kale etc. It has tender leaves that provide a tangy flavour to the dishes it is added to. Arugula is mostly used in salads, however, we will also mention other recipes associated with it. Before talking about the recipes of arugula, […]
why should we eat organic food

Why Organic Food Is On The Rise?

Organically grow food varieties are riding high on popularity and demand. The fundamental reason for this is that today everyone strives to lead a healthy lifestyle, and organic food gives them that healthy life. In this article, we will talk at length about why should we eat organic food. Organic foods are made from agricultural […]
recipes of pumpkin

Quick recipes of pumpkin

Pumpkins are versatile and are a part of many dishes around the world.  Pumpkins can be incorporated in many ways into soups, salads, desserts and they can even be a substitute for butter. Interesting Facts about Pumpkin Pumpkins originally were not round shaped. Instead, they were a crooked shaped variety. Pumpkins are good for your […]

Interesting recipes of the crunchy carrots

Though we already have a section that talks about various recipes of carrots, this blog here is dedicated to some not so common recipes of carrots. These recipes are quick, healthy and delicious. Isn’t it a wonderful combination? We have talked about carrots and its health benefits already. So, we would directly jump on the […]
recipes of broccoli

Interesting recipes of broccoli

Broccoli has gained immense popularity due to its taste.  The rise in consumption of broccoli has been increasing because of its flexibility of usage. It can be used in salads, stir-fries, curries and soups. Its flowers and stalks are edible, whereas the bitter-tasting leaves are discarded. We will discuss the recipes of broccoli in this […]
recipes of coriander

Healthy recipes of coriander

Coriander belongs to the family of herb Apiaceae. It is also known as cilantro or dhaniya in Hindi. The leaves are variable in shapes. They are broad at the base of the plan and are slender at the stem. Coriander has a distinct and pleasant aroma. In this blog, we will talk about the recipes […]
recipes of apple gourd

Easy recipes of apple gourd

Tinda or apple gourd is a small vegetable that looks like a cross between a green apple and a pumpkin. It is available year-round with peak season in the spring. Its taste, texture and seeds are like squash. Its white fleshy material is used for cooking. The recipes of apple gourd are interesting and easy to […]
things that you can do with lemongrass at home

5 things that you can do with lemongrass at home

About Lemongrass Lemongrass, also called fever grass, is a perennial plant with thin, long leaves that are indigenous to many Asian countries. As the name implies, lemongrass smells like lemon, but it tastes milder and sweeter. This herb is used in various Asian cuisines as a flavouring agent due to its potent flavour. It is […]
recipes of snake gourd

Quick Recipes Of Snake gourd

Snake gourd is a vine plant that climbs up a tree and its flowers hang down to the ground. Some of the largest specimens can grow up to five feet in length, which is why this gourd is often used to make the traditional Australian musical instrument, the didgeridoo. Taste-wise, it is bitter, but the bitterness […]
uses of lemongrass

Many uses Of Lemongrass!

Lemongrass, also called fever grass, is a perennial plant with thin, long leaves that are indigenous to many Asian countries. As the name implies, lemongrass smells like lemon, but it tastes milder and sweeter. This herb is used in various Asian cuisines as a flavouring agent due to its potent flavour. Before shedding light on […]
recipes of methi

Easy recipes of methi

Methi is a part of every Indian kitchen and is a very popular household vegetable. Be it methi dana or the fresh pungent leaves or the aromato fenugreek powder, it can be used in several ways. Methi has a unique aroma and a distinct flavour that enhances recipes in multiple ways, Benefits Of Methi Methi can […]
recipes of broad beans

Interesting Recipes Of Broad Beans

Broad beans are also known as fava beans and have a very firm texture and crisp pods. They are consumed while they are still young and tender.  It is also known for ornamental purposes. They are then squeezed out for their skins easily to reveal the beautiful beans. Benefits Of Broad Beans They are rich […]
recipes of gongura

Quick recipes Of gongura

Gongura is very popular in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. It is commonly known as Ambadi bhaaji and its English name is Sorrel leaves. These leaves have a tangy taste and are very sharp to the taste buds. It is a summer crop, and the hotter the place, the sourer the leaf gets. Health Benefits Prevents Hair Loss […]
recipes of leek

Discover the recipes of leek

Leek belongs to the family of onion and garlic. This is basically the stem, leaf or the stalk of leek plant and often referred to as a bundle of leaf sheaths. It is firm, crunchy and has a woody base. Smaller varieties have a subtle taste and are more tender. It can be fried, used […]
recipes of carrots

Delicious recipes of carrot

Whenever we talk about carrots we think about good health the famous gajar ka halwa”. Carrots are one of the most popular winter veggies in North India and they not only add crispness to food but are also great to cook with. They are crunchy, crispy and have a sweet and pleasant taste. You can […]
recipes of tomato

Recipes Of The Tangy Tomato

Tomatoes are red, juicy and have all the goodness of nature. Tomatoes are widely accepted as a vegetable but, they surprisingly are fruits. The varieties of tomatoes cannot be counted on fingers and this is why tomato is a part of everyday diet.  A tomato can be a part of a refreshing salad, a zingy chutney […]
recipes of knol khol

Discover the recipes of knol khol

Knol khol has European roots, a unique name and immense popularity in Kashmir. The vegetable has a Greenish-white appearance with round shape familiar to cabbage. Apart from these distinct features long green extrusions that come out as shoots from knol khol This vegetable has occupied a special place in the hearts of North Indians and […]
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Smart apps in agriculture

As Farmizen, we have taken the first step towards revolutionizing the urban farming ecosystem. We aim at creating sustainable farming practices that do more good to nature and zero harm. The food is free of pesticides, fungicides, and insecticides. The pests in and around crops are also controlled through natural methods. We not only want people […]
recipes of red cabbage

Quick recipes of red cabbage

Red cabbage is a healthy and tasty vegetable variety. It has gained popularity for a variety of reasons. Not only is this good for your body, but also adds an interesting flavor to many recipes. Its other names are purple cabbage or red kraut, and it is a proud member of the Brassicaceae family. Interesting Fact About […]
onam recipes

Happy Onam!

Onam is known as the harvest festival of Kerala. It is celebrated with a lot of fervor across different parts of the country. The celebration goes on for 10 days with the arrival of Mahabali.  People adorn their houses with vibrant rangoli and adorn themselves with vibrant clothes known as Onakodi. People participate in folk […]
recipes of okra

The Oh-So-Tasty Recipes Of Okra

Okra or Bhindi is a favorite for many but has not been experimented much with. The chefs and the cooks do not beyond the regular bhindi ki sabzi. This is one of the most delightful veggies to be served on the plate and has many colors apart from the lush green. It plays a double […]
recipes of cabbage

Recipes of the crunchy cabbage

This vegetable clothed in crunchy leaves of green has a sea of benefits along with appetizing delicacies. Whether it’s a quick salad, an exciting starter or a main course meal, cabbage can do full justice to all of them. Its availability in the market is not an issue and can be cultivated without difficulties all […]
recipes of cauliflower

Three Scrumptious Recipes Of Cauliflower

A close kin to broccoli, cauliflower is one vegetable that is often overlooked by its cousin’s glories. However, cauliflower is not to be sidelined and should be looked as the leading star because of its numerous experiments in the culinary realms. Cauliflower is a regular face in gourmet menus and is usually all spiced up […]
recipes of bottle-gourd

Recipes Of The Not So Boring Bottle-Gourd

In this article, we would talk about the recipes of bottle gourd or lauki as we call it in Hindi.  Lauki or bottle gourd is believed to be one of the first plants to be cultivated in the world. Another interesting aspect of this neutral flavored vegetable is that it is was used to make containers […]
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Thoughts On This Independence Day

Government provides independence for farmers While we celebrate 71st Independence day this year, a sector of our population has another reason to celebrate. The government announced the waiver of farmer loans by 15th August. This announcement came two days after the government allocated a budget of Rs 36,000 crore to pay off loans of up to […]
recipes of celery leaves

Discovering The Recipes Of Celery Leaves

As promised, here we are to talk about recipes of celery leaves. But before that, I would like to shed some light on celery leaves Celery leaves are one of the most underrated vegetables and are usually treated as a throwaway item. The reality is completely different. Celery leaves are delicious, nutritious and rich in […]
recipes of celery stalk

Celebrating The Recipes of Celery Stalk

Celery is marked by a crispy texture, and it’s innate green colour. Its flavour is very strong and distinct. Therefore, a little bit of it added to a dish can make any boring dish an interesting piece of edible. Benefits The benefits of celery are the most when it is taken as a juice. Celery […]
recipes of beetroot

The Best Of Beetroot Recipes

Coated with a ruby-red color and pumped with nutrients. This is the description of Beetroot. Beetroot promises tons of health benefits apart from layering our food with colour. Beetroot brings alive even the most boring of recipes when added to their preparations. Benefits This is classified as a superfood by virtue of its nutritional value. The […]
recipes of green tomato

Discover The Recipes of Green Tomatoes

Their taste might differ from red and ripe tomatoes, however, green tomatoes have their own scrumptious credits that deserve as much attention as their red peers. Benefits Green Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants, Vitamin B and K, proteins, phosphorous and fibers. They also contain an alkaloid called tomatine, that can help fight cancerous cells. I […]
recipes of spring onion

Recipes Of The Spirited Spring Onion

Marked by a distinct fleshy root bulb and light green leaves spring onions, have a milder taste as compared to their regular onion peers. Along with the root bulb, the greens are also edible and add flavour to most of the recipes. Their flavour is wonderful and they add substantial texture to salads, omelettes, sandwiches, curries, soups, […]

Jobs in Agriculture

  Agriculture makes up a big chunk of Indian Business. The people involved in this sector are very well aware of what to produce and where to sell. There are various sectors in agriculture where the youth of today can find their potential future career. We are jotting down a few below. 1.Agricultural Communications This […]
recipes of ridge gourd

The Richness Of Ridge Gourd

Turai or Ridge Gourd is a pan-Indian vegetable. The vegetable is hard on the outside but is a softie inside. The distinct hard exterior marked by a pulpy interior. In this article, we will talk about the recipes of ridge gourd, but before that we will shed some light on the benefits of it. History […]
recipes of radish

Relish The Recipes Of Radish

Radish has a crunchy texture and is packed with lots of health benefits. Radishes are available round the year but also dominates as a popular vegetable in the winter season in many households. It grows in many different shapes, sizes, and colors such as pale white, yellow, pink, deep red and purple. The flavor of […]
recipes of radish leaves

Interesting recipes of radish leaves

So here I am with the recipes of radish leaves. As discussed in the last article, all the parts of radish are super beneficial and edible. I used to earlier either throw away the leaves of radish or use them as compost, but later I realized that the leaves can be used to create some […]
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Origin And Benefits Of Organic Farming

.When we speak of organic farming, we need to realize it’s not just a fad. It’s something super serious and the future of farming and agriculture completely depends on it. Therefore it is important to know the real facts about it. The article will help you get a clearer picture of what organic farming is. […]
recipes of bokchoy

Quick Recipes of bok choy

Bok choy is used as a side ingredient in many recipes and it also is the central ingredient around which many recipes build. The reason is its crispy texture, sweet flavour and high amount of nutritional value. This also is known as white cabbage. Its name is quite unique and is derived from a Chinese […]
recipes of dill leaves

The Delightful Dill Leaves

Slightly Pungent and Strongly Aromatic. That’s how Dill Leaves are.  Not only do they have multiple names(Suva, Shepu etc) but they also are a part of various recipes!   The thin leaves, flowers, and oval flat seeds of the dill plant are all edible. The plant has thin, feathery green leaves, of which only about the […]
red amaranth

Easy Recipes with Red Amaranth

As mentioned, we are here to talk about certain mouth-savouring  recipes of Red Amaranth. Red Amaranth resembles spinach however has no familial ties with it. The stems and leaves have a hoarse texture and are completely edible. Usually it’s cooked either by stir frying the green, tossing some of the chopped leaves into a soup, […]
recipes of mustard leaves

Mustard Leaves Are A Must!

We have been eagerly waiting to write about this plant. Because we, like all of you, have immense love for the unmatched “Sarso Da Saag “. Sarso Da Saag has always occupied the top-most place in our hearts since we were kids. So somewhere deep down, we thank Mustard Leaves for existing, because if it was not […]
recipes of spinach

Spinachy Tales

As a child, I always shared a love-hate relationship with spinach, and was often compelled to gulp down this vegetable after long stares from my parents. Somehow, hearing my parents talk about “ The nutritional benefits of Palak” never really convinced me to embrace the dishes of Spinach. However, when the muscled “Popeye” told me […]
recipes of green amaranth

3 Recipes Uncovered About Green Amaranth!

In this blog post we would like to throw light on “Green Amaranth” that shies away from the spotlight , but has always shined as the underdog.  Showing physical similarities to Spinach, Amaranth comes in various tones of Green, Red, Gold and Purple. We will discuss about Red Amaranth in one of our next blog posts. Benefits […]
millennials and farming

Millennials And Farming

  At Farmizen, we believe millennials will change the face of the farming industry. Admired much for their business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit, passion and technological savvy – millennials are expected to pioneer and champion a number of innovations in agriculture – both as consumers and entrepreneurs. Millennials want to consume food that is marked by […]
recipes of lettuce

Don’t Let Go Of The Lettuce

For a lot of our Farmizens, lettuce is a very easy crop to grow, and quite often, is the first crop you harvest, since it grows so fast! So, today – let’s talk about what you can do with your lettuce. For most of us, lettuce and salad are synonymous. But there is much more […]