It is located in Vihiga county, Emuhaya district in Esirulo area. The family garden is run by Pennetta and her husband Stephen, though normally the tasks are shared among the 9 family members.
The garden, which is ½ an acre, is well designed, and Pennetta keeps a garden plan and crops planted on each bed, this helps her in crop rotation as she will easily see from the plan what crop was planted where and when to rotate. Some of the crops grown include; bananas, beans, maize, arrowroots, nappier grass, cassava, ground nuts and indigenous vegetables.They also grow non food products and herbal trees that include; lemon grass, hibiscus, basil and moringa orifeira. The family acquires its food and nutrition from their garden this ensures they consume food that is healthy since it is well grown using organic methods ensuring no artificial chemicals are used. They also use home made pesticides from other local plants to fight of pests and diseases.
Esirulo area,Emuhaya District, Vihiga county