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These vegetables are likely to be more nutritious than newer and hybrid varieties. What we sell here are the gavti or desi vegetables, the lesser-regarded local vegetables, mostly native to a region and grown on a small scale in villages or, in some cases, foraged from the wild.

They change with the season: sometimes there are bright orange pumpkin flowers, sometimes the creeper with thick fleshy leaves that is called Malabar spinach, sometimes the sour green leaves of ambadi-bhaji. We also offer heart-shaped colocasia leaves; alu if we’re talking to a Maharashtrian, arvi to a Hindi speaker and patra to a Gujarati.

Ayurveda reels off the benefits of indigenous vegetables. Some of these might seem like childhood tales of how your grandma forced you to eat veggies, but the nutritive value of indigenous vegetables is hard to deny.

Staying in good health is important and we know that! We intend to keep providing the most nutrient dense vegetables we can.
Local vegetables touch fewer hands — Our’s is clearly the shortest food supply chain available, followed closely by purchasing direct from a farmer.
Clean air and sunshine are nature’s best defense against germs that keep our vegetables healthy, happy and safe!

Desi indigenous vegetables are not only a rich source of nutrition but also good for preventing chronic illnesses. If they contain loads of wonderful nutrients then we should be eating more of them, right?

Preserving our heritage and health suggests ways in which indigenous vegetables are making their way back to our tables. Because they are mostly found growing in the wild in your backyard or at a local small-scale farmer, they are difficult to get hold of. No need to worry anymore… Experience how easy — and delicious — connecting directly with farms can be!

Stock up gavti greens that are authentic down to even having still being encased in mud.