AgroAsie is a social enterprise aiming at creating employment through organic agriculture in one of the poorest district of Laos, Sangthong.
We started in 2010 by experimenting with what could grow best on our farm following strict organic systems and be sold in our shop in Vientiane. We are now specializing in growing health teas (rosella, moringa, neem), spices (tumeric and chillies) as well as beans (mung beans, black and red beans). We grow fruit (banana, papaya, pineapple) that we plan to dry on the farm and sell as dry fruits.
We also work with a local organic rice cooperative to grow sticky rice as well as white long grain, black and brown rice. We have established partnerships with farming families that grow moringa for us.
Our products are certified organic by the Lao government certification body and we are certified member of Fair Trade Laos.
World Fair Trade Day
On May 10th, we participated in the Vientiane World Fair Trade Day at VIS. We had a great day meeting customers and supporters of fair trade and organic food, and they had the opportunity to taste our pesto and rosella syrup.
Our moringa is available!
Here is our moringa! Watch this video about moringa, its benefits and how we grow it on our Sangthong Organic Farm. Available in our shop in Vientiane.
Journalist Giovanni Ortolani from Sci Dev Net visited our farm in April 2014 and made this great slideshow about our work in Sangthong and the positive impact our activity has on its community.