Govardhan Eco Village-Organic Farming
Govardhan Eco Village (GEV) is an initiative of ISKCON Chowpatty, (International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Founder Acharya: His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada), under the inspiration and guidance of Radhanath Swami, who is the spiritual mentor at ISKCON Chowpatty. It is a farm community spread over a scenic landscape of 63 acres at Galtare, Wada situated 110 km North of Mumbai. Since its inception in the year 2003, GEV has made steady progress in cow protection, organic farming, sustainable living, rural development, alternative energy, natural building, cottage industries etc. In the scenario where environment crisis is on the rise, Govardhan Eco Village is an example of living in harmony with nature.
The purpose behind Govardhan Eco Village is two fold
- one is to present a sustainable community model and
- second is to educate people in the field of traditional sciences including Yoga and spirituality.