Communities & Associations

Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI)

OFAI is a registered society that promotes organic agriculture and supports the training and livelihoods of thousands of organic farmers on a pan India basis. Jaivik Haat links with OFAI farmers and organisations as it is firmly committed to ensuring them fair markets for their organic produce.

Participatory Guarantee System for India (PGS)

PGS is a farmer friendly alternative Organic food certification system.  It encourages farmers to form peer groups to self-certify their produce in a transparent manner.  The certification links consumers directly to the farmers.It is promoted by National Center of Organic Farming (Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare), Government of India. M/S Organic Way of Life which owns the Jaivik Haat Store is a PGS All India Regional Council approved by NCOF to assist farmers register with PGS and connect to the markets.

Muskaan Jaivik Self Help Group (SHG)

Is a collective of small and marginal farmers under PGS system in a small agriculture hamlet in Hinachal Pradesh that grows and markets fresh produce from environmentally pure areas of Himachal Pradesh. The group specializes in fruits such as apples, pears, apricots, almonds in addition to various seasonal and local vegetables and other value added village products. Jaivik Haat exclusively partners with and supports farmers working with Muskaan Jaivik SHG.