NO SUBSTITUTE FOR ORGANIC
Where health is concern, there is no substitute for organic food. Shillong takes pride in having an organic food producing locality in the outskirts, that is Lawsohtun in which the Dorbar Shnong has prohibited in using any chemicals in the planting of specially vegetables. People from the city would specially go to Lawsohtun for organic products, which are sold at reasonable rates. The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh on hearing of the organic locality in Shillong was quite excited to visit Lawsohtun. The locality mainly depend on organic farming for the livelihood of the settlers and had formed an association of 20 households. The organic farmers had all along demanded separate space in markets for their products.