PRAJNA MA GARDENS
Located in Medina , Ohio
Prajña Ma Gardens is a lush 3-acre, organic farm, surrounded by 20 acres of organic hay fields, located in Medina County. We grow our own produce there. Many of you know, we sold our produce at the Hudson Farmers Market for the past 3 seasons. We have decided to now sell our produce from our Divine Indwelling Center. Barberton and surrounding communities are a desert for fresh, organic produce. We are excited to bring our naturally grown goodness to our own community.
What’s so special about the food from Prajña Ma Gardens?
We are a wholistic farm. We practice only natural gardening methods - regenerative farming. Our primary interest is in the soil and surrounding environment. We keep bee hives. We companion plant - lots of flowers and plants to support the birds and the bees. We go out of our way to grow our produce in harmony with healthy, nutritiously rich, soil. We go out of our way to protect and support all the garden friendly creatures. We fertilize with our own organic hay. This makes for clean, nutritious, healing, food. To experience Prajña Ma Gardens is like an Ohio version of the Garden of Eden! Oh, we grow apples too!
Super Fresh - everything is picked a day or two before our sale. You cannot buy fresher food. Almost all organic produce sold in local grocery stores is a week or more before it gets to your home.
No pesticides. No herbicides. No manufactured fertilizers. No waxes or preservatives.
The USDA allows all the above in organic produce - as long as it is organic. Prajña Ma Gardens is free of these!
Fresh Picked! You can see, smell, touch, and taste the difference.
Proceeds support the Divine Indwelling Center.
Our farm is named after our beloved Prajna Ma. She along with our Bapuji, Swami Ashutosh Muni, have been guiding our spiritual family for over 10 years. Teaching us the Science of Yoga and Self Awareness. Which includes an all-natural, balanced, Ayurvedic diet.
• ALL NATURAL
• NO PESTICIDES
• NO HERBICIDES
• ORGANIC COMPOSTING / NO TILL
• POND/WELL FED AND WATERED
• FRESH PICKED
* We water our gardens from a well-fed pond (along with Mother Nature).
(Victory to the GOD within you)
Prajna Ma Gardens is ready for a wonderful Summer Season !
We have a wide variety of veggies, fruits, and flowers. Including tomatoes, potatoes, okra, patty pan squash, zucchini, cucumbers, beans, spinach, kale, carrots, and more!
As well as some specifically grown Ayurvedic veggies such as bitter melon, and multiple varieties of eggplant.
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Below are some of our TOP sellers from last season.
BOTTLE GOURD/ "Lauki" or "Dudhi"
** Note: This gourd bruises easily, kind of like a banana.
* Cools your body; and heat-related issues in the body.
* Tremendous for weight loss; very low in calories, it is 92% water and packs lots of satiating fiber.
* Especially rich in vitamin C! K, A, E as well as Iron, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, and Calcium.
* Beneficial to diabetics/stabilizes blood sugar level.
* Great for digestion and cleansing the digestive track and bowel.
* Contains a good amount of choline - a kind of neurotransmitter that helps the brain and eases stress and depression.
* Supports healthy blood cholesterol levels; regulates proper blood flow to the heart and then to the rest of the body.
* Tremendously alkaline vegetable; remedy to help flush the body of toxins, helping prevent urinary tract infection.
BITTER GOURD / MELON “ Karela “
Bitter gourd juice contains a train of important nutrients ranging from iron, magnesium and vitamin to potassium and vitamin C. An excellent source of dietary fiber, it also contains twice the calcium of spinach, beta-carotene of broccoli, and the potassium of a banana.
• Helps in maintaining blood sugar levels - Bitter gourd contains an insulin-like compound called Polypeptide-p or p-insulin which has been shown to control diabetes naturally.
• For glowing skin and lustrous hair -Bitter gourd has powerful anti-oxidants along with vitamin A and C which prevent premature skin ageing and diminishes wrinkles. Furthermore, it reduces acne, aids in treating eczema and psoriasis, as well as protects the skin from the harmful UV rays.
• Cures hangovers and cleanses the liver - Sipping some bitter gourd juice wipes out alcoholic intoxication settled in your liver. The juice cleanses your bowel as well as heals many liver problems.
• Helps in weight loss - Bitter gourd is low in calories, fat and carbohydrates. It keeps you full for longer and hence, it can easily fit in your weight loss plan.
• In a 2010 issue of a report published in the Journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, it was disclosed that extracts of bitter gourd helped in the dislocation of human fat cells and also hindered the formation and growth of new fat cells. It was further concluded that bitter gourd can be viewed as a natural agent for treating obesity
TROMBONCHINO “ Trombone ” SQUASH
• The flesh is firm, dense, and pale green encasing a small seed cavity in the bulbous end containing some pulp and flat, cream-colored seeds. Tromboncino squash is tender, mild, nutty, and sweet with notes of pumpkin, walnut, and artichoke.
• Tromboncino squash is an excellent source of potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids. It also contains antioxidants such as vitamins A and C.
• Italian households value the Tromboncino squash for its abundant harvest and flavors, and they commonly use the squash to make gnocchi and pasta or sauté it with olive oil and garlic as a stand-alone side dish.
• Tromboncino squash is best suited for both raw and cooked applications such as steaming, grilling, sautéing, baking and roasting. The squash can be sliced raw and served in green salads or layered in sandwiches. It can also be used to stuff ravioli or made into gnocchi, bread, fritters, casseroles, cakes, soups, and stews.
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