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Taru Story

It started off with living in nature. Mom grew trees and organic food in our backyard. Growing up, the biggest joy was to be with trees and the forest. 

Ancient grains, jaggery, stone-milling, plant medicine, cooking in terracotta, handchurning ghee, pickling, homemade preserves, jams, have been a way of our life. A legacy which has been passed on from Mom, a lifestyle in sync with nature. 

TARU was conceptualised to share knowledge of Mom's naturopathy knowledge and to empower millions of small scale farmers across India.  

Taru means 'Tree' in Sanskrit, and small-scale farmers' communities are in the network of Mother Nature Tree. 

People, who are a part of TARU foods, are leaves of the Mother Tree, and a part of our beautiful journey. 

Taru Journey 

June 2015

May 2016

October 2016

February 2017

December 2019

March 2020

June 2020

May 2021

June 2021

July 2021

February 2022

May 2022

Ideation & Farm Visits. Mom coined Taru. Bought 20 kg jaggery block, packed in yellow chart paper. Sold at farmer markets. 

Registered Sole Proprietor & Unltd Fellow.

Started mentorship under Dr Prabhakar Rao,

Bagged first black rice export order for 500 kg, Camellia Punjabi. 

Bagged 3 National Awards

Awarded 15 Women Transforming India, Niti Aayog

Started Farm to Table Relief Fund - 126 Tons donated. 

Launched TARU in Dubai

Launched New Packaging

Awarded Global UN 50 SMB of UN Food Summit 2021. 

Launched Taru's New Designed Website

Founder Ruchi Jain invited as a Prominent Speaker at the International Climate Conference, Aspen Ideas: Miami 2022.

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