How a bunch of outfits are still getting organic produce to your doorstep

Ritwik Sharma on the outfits that are bringing organic farm produce to your doorstep during the lockdown

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The lockdown-driven surge in demand for organic food is a shot in the arm for community-supported agriculture

Ritwik Sharma
Since late 2018, Paras Chopra has enabled people to vicariously grow their own organic vegetables in small parcels on his 55-acre farmland in Gurugram. Now, the seasonal produce from a larger portion of the land is feeding a spurt in demand.

Kosara, the app-based community farming venture that Chopra set up, is now delivering products within a week of registering new subscribers — those who simply want the organic farm produce. Its regular subscribers have their own virtual kitchen gardens, typically 700 sq ft, where vegetables of their choice are grown by local farmers. Kosara charges Rs 3,000 per month

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First Published: Apr 17 2020 | 8:51 PM IST

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