Farming isn’t just a livelihood, it’s a way of life that requires dedication, perseverance, and a deep-rooted love for the land. In this article, we share remarkable stories of farmers who have faced adversity head-on and emerged victorious in garlic farming. Their experiences offer valuable lessons and motivation, showcasing the indomitable spirit that characterizes the garlic farming community.


“I started garlic farming back in 2018 after I heard of Saumu Empire and paid them a visit, they trained me on how to grow it and later bought 100 kilograms of germinated garlic seeds that! Planted on half an acre. I got some good yields which gave me good profit. From that time up to date I have been producing garlic continuously. It’s a good and profitable crop to grow as the market is readily available.”

Reuben attended Saumu Empire workshop, adopted sustainable farming methods, and diversified his crop. Slowly but steadily, his farm began to flourish. His story teaches us the power of adaptation, determination, and the courage to break free from traditional norms.

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“I have been doing garlic farming since 2014.I started with a quarter of an acre and now I do three acres of garlic plus I have network of farmers who have trained from my experience Garlic farming changed my standards of living from street hawking vegetables where I used to earn KSh2,6000 less than a month or less but now an earning 350,000 less than month and sometimes more after realizing that am good in garlic farming, I joined chamomile farming and now I have an experience of two years Today are doing garlic and chamomile production.”

Through education, community engagement, and dedication, Stanley transformed his farm into a successful garlic farm. This story illustrates the importance of following your passion, even when the path seems challenging.

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These inspiring farmers’ stories depict the triumph of the human spirit over challenges in the agricultural world. From financial woes to environmental adversities, these individuals chose resilience, innovation, and a deep-rooted love for farming. Their experiences serve as a beacon of hope and motivation, inspiring both budding and seasoned farmers to face challenges head-on, embrace change, and nurture the land they hold so dear.

For the city dwellers with a passion for farming and have decided to transform their small backyard into an urban farm this is an opportunity for you to grab by starting urban garlic farming. Related post go to Despite skepticism from neighbors and lack of space, persistence leads to a successful microgreens farm.