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From time to time, somebody decides that our work is worth writing about…and here’s what they’ve had to say.

Bounty in My Backyard

The Goan, 18 January 2014


“One of those (institutions) at the forefront of this movement in the state is the International Centre Goa at Donapaula. Teaming up with
Green Essentials, part of the Centre’s sprawling garden has been converted into a vegetable garden.

From Pak Choy to palak, various salad leaves to radish, red amaranth to Himalayan amaranth, and more, it’s all grown here, absolutely organically.”


These concrete jungles

The Goan, 12 October 2013

It may seem difficult, but isn’t so with experts in Goa ready to assist you if you have the willingness. “We have been conducting several workshops for people on gardening and there is huge response”, explains Yogita Mehra of Green Essentials…”


You reap what you sow

Navhind Times, January 14, 2011

navhind-story1“To show the participants a real garden, Green Essentials has made a kitchen garden for ICG where they are growing tomatoes, capsicum, basil, spinach, red spinach, radish, lettuce, fenugreek, chillies and much more…”

Waste wisely

Navhind Times, December 30, 2012

“It is not our privilege to generate waste and not to think about its disposal. If I am consuming something then I have to think of the waste it will generate and I have to deal with it,” says Yogita Mehra of Green Essentials.”

Don’t waste your waste!

Navhind Times, July 13, 2010

“(When it comes to waste), most will wonder about how much can really be achieved at an individual level, but the truth of the matter is that every action starts with a single step and thus we need to have that motivation to take that little step.”





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