Vegetable Harvesting at Thiruvalluvar Thottam at Don Bosco College, Yelagiri Hills

We are delighted to share the news of a significant milestone in our campus sustainability efforts at Don Bosco College, Yelagiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India. The Thiruvalluvar Thottam vegetable garden has successfully cultivated and harvested fresh vegetables, including radishes, beans, and turnips. This achievement marks a major step forward in our commitment to sustainable agriculture and healthy living.

 Cultivation and Harvest

The dedicated efforts of our gardening team have resulted in a bountiful crop. The radishes, beans, and turnips, carefully nurtured over the past season, have now been harvested. These vegetables are not only nutritious and delicious but also a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team.


Radishes, known for their crisp texture and peppery flavor, were among the first to be harvested. They have thrived in our garden, providing a fresh and healthy option for our campus community.


Beans, another successful crop, offer a great source of protein and fiber. The harvesting of beans has added a versatile and nutritious component to our garden’s produce.


Turnips, both the roots and the greens, have also been successfully cultivated. They are known for their health benefits and have added diversity to our harvest.

Sustainable Agriculture Practices

The success of this harvest is a direct result of our commitment to sustainable agriculture practices. By employing environmentally friendly methods and focusing on soil health, water conservation, and natural pest control, we have created a thriving garden that contributes to our overall sustainability goals.

Community Impact

The harvested vegetables are now available for our community to enjoy. This initiative promotes healthy eating and self-sufficiency, aligning with our broader objectives of fostering a sustainable and health- conscious campus environment. The involvement of students, staff, and faculty in the cultivation process has also strengthened our community bonds and shared commitment to sustainability.