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Mumbai’s iKheti: Grow your own edible garden, at home

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Ms. Priyanka Amar presenting the Concept of iKheti to the President of India, Smt. Prathiba Singh Patil (12th President 2007-2012), at the WE School, Mumbai.

Priyanka Amar Shah, founder of iKheti, believes that urban farming has the potential to make cities greener. iKheti, a social enterprise started in 2012

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Sept, 2016

iKheti, which presently offers services in Mumbai and its outskirts and Pune, plans to spread to other cities of India. “We have already begun diversifying into developing edible landscaping. This involves using food plants as design features, to make it is visually appealing and also useful,” she explains.

“Urban farming encourages people to have sustainable lifestyles and lower the carbon footprint. Through iKheti, we want to showcase how cities can be transformed from being mere consumers of food to producers,” Shah concludes.

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