Increasing health consciousness among people in the past decade has also increased the demand for organic greens and vegetables. There are many shops that have been selling ‘organic’ veggies but the cost is considerably higher than those available in local markets. This is because organic veggies are brought from neighbouring districts within hours after they were harvested from the farms.
Because of the high price of organic veggies, and sometimes the lack of availability, many people in the city have began creating their own ‘terrace gardens’, which grow pesticide-free vegetables. This has also helped in reducing the monthly expense of the family...............Read more
Source: The New Indian Express