Fresh and Nutritious vegatables and fruits are essential fo health, but most of the time, we couldn't meet the expectations. We know, most of the vegetables and fruits which we consume are not free from pesticide residues and is the real reason behind many lifestyle diseases including cancer.
As per WHO, pesticides are potentially toxic to humans and can have both acute and chronic health effects.
Many pesticides classified as carcinogenic (causing cancer), neurotoxic (causing damage to brain) or teratogenic (causing damage to fetus)
When we are more concious of the healtha nd wellness of our family, growing food for ourself is the best choice. While planning for the organic farming, there are many usual problems like less availability of land and resources, busy life, adverse climate conditions, pest and disease problems, lack of knowledge in farming etc. Ela has the perfect solutions for all these problems. Ela is trying to implement Science and Technology in day to day life for the betterment of the society.
is a start-up intended to serve the society towards sustainability. As a social enterpreunership, Ela will be a promising initiative for supporting the agricultural sector of India. Ela is founded by a group of young engineers. Ela is recognized by startup mission Kerala and mentored by Ernst and Young.
Polyhouses (also known as polytunnels) is a specially constructed tunnel like building for growing plants under controlled conditions.
Polyhouses enables us to grow crops throughout the year irrespective of season and with a better quality than that of open field cultivation. This is a better choice for organic farming.
Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture, the method of growing plants without soil using mineral nutrients solutions in a water solvent.
For those of us who love growing plants these are exciting times indeed. We are no longer limited by climate or by season in the pursuit of our harmless pleasures.