Our Farm

Our farm is an exemplary Permaculture farm. It is located in Patalekhet, approximately 42 KM east from Kathmandu (11 km east from Dhukikhel), at an altitude of 4,200 ft (1,400 meter). This is a region with a temperate mountain climate throughout the year. From the farm, more than 300 KM of Himalayan Mountains ranging from Langtang to Gaurishankar are visible.

The total area of the Resource Center covers approximately 4,500 sqm., and is located amidst a dynamic blend of forest, agriculture and settlements. At HASERA, one will find an exceptional integration of crops, animals and natural biodiversity.

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Some of our agro-biodiversity includes:

Butterflies 9 Herbal plants 38 Birds 43
Field crops 81 Insects and moths 178 Plants 378

Followings are the major services available at our farm:

  • Farmstay and Learning
  • Seed bank
  • Nursery
  • Farm and project designing
  • Organic Certification
  • Organic marketing
  • Thesis research

Following are major Permacultural aspects that can be learnt in our farm:

  • House designing
  • Smokeless stove
  • Vermi compost
  • Compost toilet
  • Herbal spiral
  • Bee hives
  • Rain water harvest
  • Gray water system
  • Farm animals
  • Composting
  • Seed bank
  • Nursery
  • Medicinal and aromatic herbs
  • Companion planting
  • Sheet composting
  • Keyhole garden
  • Double digging
  • Hugel culture
  • Raised bed
  • Tonal tonic
  • Soil and water conservation in the slopes
  • Community organization and mobilization
  • Info. regarding Permaculture in other areas
  • Extension, dissemination, advocacy and lobbying
  • Zero tillage
  • Light trap
  • Guilds
  • Edges
  • Wind break
  • Aquaculture
  • Hedge row
  • Food forest
  • Drainage and swales
  • Judicial land use planning
  • Dhartimata Eco-pad workshop
  • Cropping system and crop rotation
  • Organic certification and marketing
  • Integrated ecological pest management
  • Adaptation strategies for climate change

Our farm is located 42 km east from Kathmandu. Please go to the Contact page to know the loaction of the farm.