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VFPCK is an ISO 9001 certified Organisation
 
Haritha Nagari - Terrace Gardening

An urban homestead farming venture in Kochiís corporation area aims at promoting organic vegetable cultivation so as to produce farm fresh vegetables in terraces to make each household self sufficient in vegetable production. This also helps to utilise the recycled household waste efficiently for cultivation of crop through vermi- composting.

Advantages:
  • Serve as a horticulture therapy for refreshment and for physical health of the family.
  • Access to fresh vegetables free from toxic pesticides.
  • Helps to cut down family budget.


Programme details
The registered beneficiaries will be provided with 25 potted vegetable seedlings of their choice for Rs. 3500/- within 10Kms from VFPCK HQ. If the beneficiary is willing to bear the transportation expense the unit will be set up at further distances. Vegetable seedlings are available at VFPCK all round the year. VFPCK official will provide necessary technical guidance during the crop period.
Mushroom spawn packets (Oyster and milky mushrooms ) are available at VFPCK HQ. Mushroom trainings are also being conducted at VFPCK HQ periodically
For more details contact: Ph: 0484 2427544, 2427455

Vermi composting Jar Unit:
Vermi composting Jar Unit can be extensively utilized for decomposing the bio waste which are accumulating in the urban area. This bio waste is converted into Vermi compost within a short period of 45 days with the help of eathworm.
Vermi composting jar unit consists of the following items:
1. Jar 2. Water channel plate 3. Lid with holes 4. Plastic tap 5. Earth worm kit Procedure for filling:
Fill sand/metal chips upto the level of plastic tap inside the jar. Then place wetted coconut fibres above the sand. Earth worm can be placed above the fibre. Daily available bio waste can be added to it. Water can be sprinkled in 2 to 4 days interval. The decaying waste can be turn up side down in 10 days intervel. The jar must be placed in water channel to protect the earthworm from ants and cover the lid with net to protect from flies.

 
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