The Eri and Muga Silk products are made using traditional handlooms by weavers at Bijoynagar area of Kamrup district in Assam. Under the aegis of Shri Narmohan Das, around 650 families are directly involved in the weaving cluster. Shri Narmohan Das is a social entrepreneur whose forte is indigenous silk yarns and natural dyeing. His fabrics are mostly unembellished, recognised not for motifs and designs, but for their natural look and raw beauty.
Shri Narmohan Das has a strong all women team of 120 Weavers, 450 Spinners, 80 Rearers and a team of 3 men engaged in dyeing of the stoles and shawls.
The four major immunity spices offered by Elephant Country- Lakadong Turmeric, Cinnamon Powder, Ginger Powder and Bay Leaf Powder are sourced from the farms of Trinity Saioo in West Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya.
Trinity Saioo spearheaded the women led turmeric farming movement in Megahlaya, enabling the women farmers to triple their income. Ms Saioo is a school teacher and tribal farmer who led 800 women in Jainitia Hills regions to cultivate and boost popularity of the indigenous, high curcumin content Lakadong variety of of turmeric. What stated with 800 farmers now has 100 SHGs in her federation.
Trinity Saioo was awarded with Padma Shri, the 4th highest civilian award bu Government of India in 2020 for her initiatives in the agricultural sector.
Elephant Country Black Pepper is sourced from Martin Rabha, a social worker and farmer of Jharapata village in Kamrup (Rural) district of Assam, India in the Eastern Himalayas. Cultivating pepper has led to nearly 30% to 40% increase in income of around 200 farmers of his village and helped reduce man elephant conflict. His efforts have helped protect their crops and properties from Elephants as they tend to avoid spices like pepper as their food.
Elephant Country Big Cardamom is sourced from Pfolo Kreo who along with a small group of farmers from the ethnic Chakhesang Community, Nagaland, India in the Eastern Himalayan region grows this popularly known spice.