Urban Leaves India: Workshop on " How to create your own Natueco city Farm"

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Workshop on " How to create your own Natueco city Farm"

Dear Friends

We often think…….
Which is the perfect healthy food for me and my family?
How can I better my relationships with my neighbors?
How can I cope with rising prices of vegetables?
Wont it be wonderful to grow my own herbs?
How can I do my bit to help reduce global warming?
Well….. There is one creative skill which can which help you cope.
Wish to learn the same?
Yes! We all do! But as they say, if wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
Most of the time our best intentions remain just that!  Wishful thinking.
Here’s a chance to learn and act….

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You are what you eat. Come learn how we at Urban Leaves nourish our bodies and souls through the practice of city farming. Natueco Farming and building Amrut Mitti gives us a holistic perspective about how the food we eat is related to all these issues. We hope the workshop will give you both the motivation to start growing your own food and the tools and the network to help you do so. 

 URBAN LEAVES (an Initiative of Vidya Varidhi Trust) conducts workshops on “How to initiate your own Natueco City Farm" at Maharashtra Nature Park ( MNP ) from time to time. The sessions  are conducted by Preeti Patil who manages one of the most successful city farms in Mumbai. Preeti has been in charge of this award winning terrace farm since its inception 10 years ago and today with full grown trees, herbs, vegetables and a variety of fruit trees, it stands testimony to the fact that urban farms are very doable. 

The detailed address of Maharashtra Nature Park (also called as Mahim Nature Park) is
Maharashtra Nature Park Society,
Sion Bandra Link Road,
Near Dharavi Bus Depot,
Dharavi Mumbai 400017
tel: 2407 9939 /  2407 7641
On Central Line one can get down at Sion station and take an auto.On Western line it is close to Bandra and Mahim station.


 Pl email to urbanleaves@gmail.com for further assistance.

The Team
Urban Leaves
Vidya Varidhi Trust


  1. Cheques favoring ‘Vidya Vaaridhi Trust’ -

    guess it is ' Vidya Varidhi Trust' cheque should not bounce, thats why i am taking this precaution..

    courieing my cheque today.


  2. It is Vidya Varidhi Trust

    Thanks Sadhana

  3. Dear Madam,

    I am based out of Bangalore and very interested in home gardening. I am finding it difficult to even start anything as I travel quite a bit and I find my sapling dry up if I am not available for 1/2 days. Do you know if there is any drip irrigation methodology that is available..

    Appreciate oyour response


  4. I am interested to attend the next upcoming workshop, please mail me details as and when finalised at renuka.daga@gmail.com