Launch of our logo and online store!

As our efforts move on from being just an individual farm to an organic farmers collective, telling stories about food + agriculture and selling organic produce direct from farmer to consumer, we thought it would best to change our identity from Noushadya & Sudhakar to Vivasayee’s Life as an entity. That’s how the discussion about…

What would we do without you, Suli?!

I scrolled through my instagram feed and i realised that i had missed posting about Suli much. I have failed to dedicate as much attention as he deserved on our social media space. He is the individual, next to my parents, who has spent the most amount of time at the farm with us, physically…

November & December 2022 update | Vaanavil Farm

Hello! Hope you all had great holidays and a fresh start to the new year! Even though Sudhakar and I live far away from busy cities, we still needed a tiny break to slow down and relax and that’s what we did with our parents to welcome the new year 🙂 We have decided to…

November 2022 Update | Vaanavil Farm and Food Forest

Hello! We witnessed one of the driest summers this year with very poor Southwest monsoon spells. The grazing fields had little to no grasses for the cows to eat. We ended up buy haystack after eagerly waiting several weeks for rain. The north east monsoon has also started late this year but we started getting…

Farm Update | August 2022

Calving season has finally ended with two calves born back to back in the last week of August. We are now selling curd locally at Agasthiyarpuram. We will be using the revenue from curd and sale of milk from Kanmani to fund the construction of the thatch shelter for our calves. Our plans to construct…

Obituaries of the Wild around Vaanavil

~ 10 minute read Trigger warning : couple of photos in the blog include pictures of dead animals. We keep posting a lot of happy stories about the farm life and the domesticated animals we rear. But the complete picture is more uglier than the image social media prods us to create. We want to…