At Tona, one of out primary goals is to lower the cost of farming and bring down the cost of organic farming. One of the ways we achieve this is by using vertical urban farming. Land shortage, especially with hostile takeovers by large corporates has been plaguing India in the last decade. Urban Vertical Farming reduces the requirement of land by enabling using of a single square feet of land to produce multiple products.
We went one step further and started using discarded plastic drums and bins as pots. The water comes from our ponds using Aquaponics. Here is a small sample of our rooftop vegetable garden.
is the MD and chief innovator of Bio-diverse Farming Pvt. Ltd. Over the last 20 years, he has been working extensively in merging modern organic-argo science with age-old farming knowledge ingrained in the Indian civilisation. His research has yielded an innovative confluence of age-old farming methods being revived and amalgamated with modern-day sustainable agro-farming.
Dr. Sonali Sengupta
is the chief scientist of Bio-diverse Farming Pvt. Ltd. Over the last 20 years, she has been working in blending age-old epistemological knowledge with bio-science. Her contribution has led to the innovative TONA methodology of farming.