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HISTORY :


The organic farming was started in 1987 by Judith Chase, An American woman. She trained over forty local women in organic farming methods, Many of the women she trained still sell their produce through AAA.Later Silvia LaFranchi from Switzerland stepped in as director,she put major efforts into further expanding the variety of food offered,marketing AAA, building contacts with restaurants, and setting up delivery to consumers. Happily, the Co-Operative revived.

Gamcha Organic Farm, is currently run by Sobogaard( Danish Company). It also sponsored the Organic Certification of the 46 women farmers, forming AAA-Cooperative because there needs to be a sense of responsibility towards our neighbor helping each other as we consider organic farming a responsible practice which not only helps to encourage others farmers as well to follow organic cultivation in Gamcha Village and in other hand helps to keeps the soil healthy.

PRODUCTS:

The AAA associated farmers produce some very special fruits n variety of vegetables, specialty products are Japanese pears, avocados, plums, guava, milk, herbs etc. Beside these product AAA is also collaborating with Sobogaard and sell the farm products like fruit jam;Basil Pesto Herbal Teas, Cheese and different variety of furits vegetebles and herbs combines lemongrass, rosemary, basil and chamomile etc.


PRODUCT CUSTOMERS:

AAA been a regular supplier of fresh vegetables to a number of hotels and restaurants in Kathmandu. Among their clientele are Chez Caroline, Fire and Ice, LaSoon, The Yak and Yeti, The Shangri-La, and a couple of other businesses in Thamel. The Gamcha Farm’s variety of lettuces in particular is very popular with restaurants. Current AAA Cooperative Director Ramesh Khadka and his colleague Gaurab and Gopal would like to raise the level of awareness among local people, and hopes to expand her customer base to include more Nepalis. “Our mission is to spread the production and consumption of organic produce,” says Mr. Khadka.

If you want organic produce delivered to your home, you can call them on the following numbers, Ramesh: 9841864117, Gaurab:____ or Gopal: 9841150040.

AAA have their Delevery routine as :--
Kathmandu routing on Tuesdays,
Patan and Swayambunath area on Wednesdays,
Bouddhanath on Fridays.
They come with a van and you can choose from their seasonal assortment of veggies,eggs,brownrice,honey etc
















Sobogaard Organic

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