BIO ORGANIC FARMING
Kolli hills is famous for its Spices-which are used to add flavour to food and also as medicine. Siddhamed Farm produces and promotes Organic spice production like Pepper, Cardamom, Clove, Bay leaf, Curry leaf, Tamarind, Turmeric, Cinnamon etc.
HERBS & SPICES
A wide variety of medicinal herbs are cultivated at the farm on a large scale. The Herbs are planted on specific astrological configuration according to siddha texts and harvested accordingly -to serve a wide range of use like teas, food, flavour and medicine for humans and cattle. It is also used as offerings for spiritual poojas and homas. Varieties of Basilicum, betel leaf, Phyllanthus nirurii, Ashwagandha, Eclipta alba, Liquorice, Stevia, black datura, Aloe vera, Cissus quadrangularis, Neem, Avuri, Plumbago zeylanica etc….
VEGETABLES & FRUITS
Vegetables & Fruits- The farm produces a wide range of Non Gene Manipulated and purely organic Vegetables and Fruits – Potatoes, onions, garlic, pumpkin, bottle gourd, cabbage, drumstick, brinjal, okra, chillies, paprika, tomatoes, cucumber, beet root, carrot, radish, yam, Amaranthus etc.. This is used by the Farm members for their food requirements and sold to the nearby villagers and organic markets. Fruits like Jack fruit, oranges, mangoes, papaya, sapota, guava, pineapple, Varieties of banana, pomegranate, custard apple, figs are also available. The farm also produces Groundnut and maize on a large scale production. Sunflower and cocoa are cultivated for their seeds for oil preparation and chocolate production. South Indian Traditional variety of Rice is also grown in a Bio Organic method
CULTIVATING & PRESERVING SEEDS
We strictly adhere to the Logo of Organic, Natural and Non-Gene Manipulated Traditional Native System of preservation and farming techniques.
SEEDBANK – HERBS & FOOD CROPS
Seedbank-Siddhamed aims at collecting and propogating Organic seeds. We educate the farmers and support sustainable natural farming by distributing native seeds thus helping in Bio genetic diversity and ensuring Non-toxic food and agriculture.
GIVING ORGANIC FARMING & FOREST KNOWLEGDE TO LOCAL COMMUNITY
Organic Farming-From Ancient times India has always worshipped Mother Earth. At our farm we Respect and Practise Earth sovereignty, Water Sovereignty and Seed Sovereignty thereby promoting Agro Ecology and safeguarding the Earth Democracy.