Hoskote used to be one of the largest supplier of vegetables to Bangalore city. In recent times, it has been reduced drastically, because of multiple factors like rainfall, ground water table, chemical farming etc., Enhanced use of pesticides has resulted in serious health implications to man and his environment. Acre Foundation has taken an initiative to raise awareness on Organic farming. Acre Foundation has collaborated with organic / bio-fertilizer manufacturers to convert chemical farming to organic farming. .
Concerns of Chemical farming:
Reduced ground level water has lead farmers towards excessive use of chemicals & fertilizers to sustain their livelihood un aware of the side effects of chemical farming. For both the farmer and the consumer .
It contains good bacteria namely Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus megaterium, B. polymyxa, Bacillus laterosporus, Streptococcus bovic and Rhodococcus sp.
1 L BIO REMIDY with 10 L of water to be poured in septic tank on alternative days for 5 times. Repetition to be done once in 6 months.