Judith Conant Chase,



Judith began organic farming at Gamcha village, Dadhikot in 1987, encouraging the local farmers to grow vegetables and field crops organically, eventually involving 160 families in a marketing system. She started the first organic farmers markets at Mike's Breakfast and Summit Hotel around 1990. She now has upwards of 30 years of experience in organic farming. In 2010, Judith founded Everything Organic Nursery in Patalekhet, Kavre, which specializes in organic fruit and nut tree production, with the goal of introducing new varieties suitable to Nepal 's environments. EVON's mission is to enhance rural income generation and quality of life through high-value market crops.


Binod Puri,


Supervisor & Co-Trainer

Binod has been with Everything Organic since its inception, about 8 years. He had much prior training & experience in orchard and organic farming prior to working at EVON, including many trainings and a technical degree.  He worked for 5 years at Dhulikhel Mountain Resort as an orchard and garden assistant.


Shyam Kumar Pyakurel,


Training Coordinator

Shyam Kumar Pyakurel has been working with EVON since 2011.  Shyam has assisted in several of EVON's research projects, such as pest & disease inventory, biointensive method yield comparison, and SRI rice cultivation. He is EVON's main English-speaking trainer.


Samantha Day,


SPARKS Coordinator

Samantha is a certified soil scientist from the US. She originally came to Nepal in 2015 with a Fulbright student research grant in organic agriculture. She started working with EVON in January 2018. The SPARKS Project is focused on sustainable income generation in rural communities, current sites located in Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha, and Syangja Districts.


Hari Prasad Nepal,

Plant Protection Technician

Hari is from Charuwa, Namobuddha-3. He has been working with Everything Organic since 2012.


Gita Bhurtel,

Nursery Assistant

Gita is from Vedabaari, Namobuddha-3. She has been working with Everything Organic since it's inception in 2010.


Ashmita Tamang,

Plant Propagation Technician

Ashmita is from Arubhot, Dhulikhel-11. She has been working for Everything Organic since 2012.


Devi Maya Tamang,

Plant Protection Technician

Devi is from Phulbaari, Dhulikhel-11. She has been working for Everything Organic since 2012.