PRAJNA MA GARDENS
Located in Medina , Ohio
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)
2020 was our first BIG harvest, and Farmers Market Season. This season we were at both Hudson and Wadsworth markets. We have a wide variety of veggies, fruits, and flowers. Including tomatoes, potatoes, okra, patty pan squash, zucchini, noodle bean, spinach, kale, carrots, and more!
As well as some specifically grown Ayurvedic veggies such as bottle gourd, bitter melon, and multiple varieties of eggplant. New additions are already in the ground for next season. Subscribe to our newsletter, email, and Facebook for updates on the 2021 season!
Below are some of our TOP sellers from this 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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