FSL WC- 823

Organic Farming/Culture/Education

Camp Code: FSL WC- 823

Pondicherry, also known as Puducherry, was formerly a French Colony. It is one of the most touristic places in the region and has a lot to offer to the visitor. Its laid back atmosphere and amazing beaches give it a very distinctive touch. It is also the home of Auroville, the famous international community created by the Guru Sri Aurobindo.

The Camp:

There has been a strong organic farming movement spearheaded by NGOs across India where farming activities are carried out without the use of pesticides/fertilizers of any kind. Fertilization is achieved with compost, vermi-compost and numerous other techniques for maintaining soil fertility and balance. During the camp, you will participate in the organic farming activities and get exposure to various methods of organic cultivation.

Tilling the Soil (cont’d) Activities :

  • Producing fertilizer & vermi-compost
  • Composting
  • Weeding
  • Watering
  • Learn techniques & methods of organic faming
  • Participate in creative and entertainment activities in schools & kindergartens
  • Awareness on organic farming
  • Leisure Activities:
  • Visit to cultural & religious sites
  • Family visit as part of inter-cultural learning
  • Participate in cultural programs with local community

Location:

Pondicherry is located approximately 200 kms south of Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu

Transport:

  • Nearest airport (international & domestic ) – Bangalore & Chennai
  • Nearest railway station – Pondicherry
  • Bus services available from – Chennai & Bangalore
  • The exact meeting point will be mentioned in the info sheet

Accommodation:

In a rented guest house or hostel, with shared rooms

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