Kulagar: The Tropical Delight
A few farms like the Savoy Spice Farms in Ponda and the Tanshikar Spice Farms near Netravalli wildlife Sanctuary practice a conventional method of plantation called the Kulagar. Kulagar is a process in which in olden days virgin land would be acquired on slopes of hills having natural source of water, where a family would reside and terrace the land around and plant trees supported by a well designed irrigation system. The range of plants grown here range from cash crops, spices, fruits, flowers to common medicinal plants, making the system viable in daily life as well as commercially. This traditional process of plantation does not support need to use any kind of chemical fertilizers at all.
Both these firms are open for a stroll, night stay inside the firms,and they offer the most authentic and delicious Konkani food with great warmth and hospitability.