Weekend Farming

  • Trivandrum, India
  • Organic Products

Join Weekend Farming to play with soil, rejuvenate your mind & body, get organic vegetables & fruits

Founded:
2013
Stage:
Proof of Concept
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

Featured

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Weekend Farming by a group of professionals from Technopark | Doordarshan Kendra Thiruvananthapuram

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‘Weekend Farming’; Techies real ‘Farmville’ initiative | Mathrubhumi News, the first fully HD 24X7 channel in Kerala

It is from the thought to grow better vegetables for better health prompted Joji Mathew, a software profession with Technopark, to think about a collective social farming initiative, ‘Weekend Farming’. Joji’s idea of turning the Facebook ‘Farmville’


Founded

Inaugurated by Shri KP Mohanan, Kerala Agri Minister at Santhigiri, Trivandrum

Dec

2013

Media Coverage

Doordarshan Malayalam Krishi Darshan telecast'ed half hour on weekend Farming

Jul

2014

Media Coverage

Mathrubhumi news channel telecast'ed half hour program about Weekend Farming

Aug

Jobs


Team Summary

Still a one man show, but is on the hunt for a co-founder who has about 10 acres of cultivable land within or near Trivandrum district.
It’s not yet a registered entity.

Team


Product/Service Summary

Community Farming to establish the genuineness of our organic products.
Online Farm Game in which plant yield depends on the methodologies selected and the time spend. Live streaming and auto posting of photos in social media profiles.
Door delivery of produce once in a week; discounts based on points earned on community farming and gaming.

How are we different?

Food in market is adulterated, Genetically Modified or it contains carcinogenic pesticide residues. Organic products now available in the market are High Priced / people are skeptical about its genuineness.
We convince the genuineness of our organic products by giving incentives for members taking part in the framing process.

Product/Service Descriptions