Tall Grasses of Ikaki Bagh

Tall Grasses of Ikaki Bagh

Key points A variety of tall grasses grow in the semi-arid region around Ikaki Bagh These grasses can play a vital role in checking soil erosion and ecological restoration Tall grasses have important traditional uses ranging from thatching to use in medicines Visitors...
Sir Albert Howard & Composting at Ikaki Bagh

Sir Albert Howard & Composting at Ikaki Bagh

This article discusses: Sir Albert Howard is widely described as the ‘father’ of the modern organic movement, as understood in the West Howard promoted the ‘Indore Composting Method’, based on his time living in India studying local composting methods Ikaki Bagh is...
Volunteering at Ikaki Bagh

Volunteering at Ikaki Bagh

Volunteering at Ikaki Bagh There are lots of reasons people like volunteer work overseas. A 25 strong volunteer from the US based Color My World achieved great results at the local Primary School earlier this year. Ikaki Bagh offers a variety of volunteer placements...
Working With our Local School

Working With our Local School

Key pointsA key part of the Ikaki Bagh organic farm model is a working, sustainable relationship with the local school and villageThe local school is the ‘Government Upper Primary Middle School, Jhinjha’. Its development is essential to the socio-economic advancement...
Marwari Horses

Marwari Horses

Meet Noori, Titly and Toofan – the pride of Ikaki BaghThe Marwari Horse is distinctive to the culture and history of Rajasthan.Three Marwari horses live at Ikaki Bagh. They are beautiful symbols of the goals of the farm and the larger commitment towards...
An Update on Ikaki Bagh

An Update on Ikaki Bagh

5 years ago, Jaideo Rathore developed a dream to convert his small, traditional farm to a model organic farm. The popularity of organic produce is growing rapidly in India. Converting local farms to organic could alleviate severe social disadvantage in local...