Visit These Farms In Chennai For A Refreshing Getaway

    A getaway from the city lights straight into the lap of nature? Hell yes! If you are looking for a refreshing getaway, then we have curated a list of the best farms to visit in Chennai where you will not only get to experience the farm life but also get an insight into the growth of products and dairy and the hard work of the people behind it. Revive Farmville into your real life!

    Disclaimer: Always wear a mask and carry a sanitizer with you. Some of the spots mentioned below may observe their own guidelines for visiting and they're bound to change, so call up or check with the respective authorities before planning a visit. Lastly, maintain social distancing. 

    The Farm

    The Farm

    Semmencherry, Chennai

    The Farm in Semmanchery village was started in 1974 and now is an organic farm with fruit and vegetable gardens, poultry, cattle, dairy production and horses. The Farm also has a restaurant in the middle of its plantations and offers its guests walking tours across its acres of land. It also organises school and college visits for people to understand the start of organic farming. Guests are allowed to pet and feed animals, go on horse rides as well as have the chance to try making pizza in their restaurant! The walk typically lasts for 20-30 minutes and there's no entry fee. A peaceful all-around experience, isn't it?

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    SK Organic Farms

    Located in Ambattur, SK Organic Farms deals with organic growth of fruits, vegetables and manure production. They also help farmers develop farming tools, seaweed products and have a nursery for herbal sapling growth. They sell farm products at their organic store and as well as on the website. You can also sign up tours for individuals and groups to learn traditional ways of organic farming where they teach garden maintenance, transplantation, potting seed, sapling growth, composting and much more. Per head walk-in is INR 200 for adults and INR 150 for children below 6. 

    Hanu Reddy Raghava Farms

    Hanu Reddy Raghava Farms in Othivakam specialise in mango production and are a treat to visit in the summer months. Extending their farming knowledge to the public, they also conduct tours around their farms to teach people the art of organic farming and fruit picking. The best yet is their Annual Mango Festival which encourages people to join them for the best of seasonal mango picking, growth and development. Not only will you get to experience the farm life and interact with farmers, but the fruity aroma of the place also makes it even more delightful! You can even stay for a day and be treated with the freshest of breakfast.

    Aavin Dairy Farm

    Aavin Dairy Farm located in Selaivayal is one of the largest milk manufacturers in Chennai. They deal with fresh milk and other dairy confectionaries. The factory is present in Ambattur and they would be more than happy to do a tour on request! A freshening early morning walk hearing the mooing of the cattle is a dream come true especially for city buffs like us. You also get to take a walk across their farm to see how the milk is sourced and processed in their factory in Ambattur. They have different types of milk - pasteurised, toned, full cream, double cream and standardised and you get to taste the freshest of the lot! They also recycle their plant water and reuse it for soap making. Cool, eh? 

    Something so simple as farm life is like a breath of fresh air we all could do with. If you think we have missed out on something, do write to us in the comments below.