From Lodhi Garden to your dining table: Foraging for food in New Delhi
“Most of the plants dismissed as weeds are edible and we don’t even know it. We walk past them every day ..."
Seed guardians of Banswara revive traditional varieties
Preserving traditional seeds is intrinsically linked to food security and livelihoods of families of farming communities.
Farmers Are Building Food Forests to Fight Climate Change, Agrarian Crisis
Mimicking forests, farmers across India have started transforming farms into a layered cropping system - climate resilient and more productive.
Amid hype for superfoods, Indian tribals save nearly-extinct crops
They produced 6,700 kg of 722 landraces of rice, cereals, pulses, oilseeds and established 27 in-situ centers in the 92 villages
महिला किसानों का अन्न स्वराज (in Hindi)
खेत में अनाज का उत्पादन, भंडारण और वितरण का काम महिला किसानों ने किया है, जो पूरी तरह स्वावलंबी है। खाद्य सुरक्षा के साथ जैव विविधता का संरक्षण भी!
Bhimashankar villagers multiply indigenous seeds
They pack one kg of a variety of indigenous seeds in cloth bags and sell them at exhibitions to encourage more farmers to cultivate them.
Sellers make brisk business at tuber mela
The fair saw at least 40 varieties of tuber which are cultivated organically by Kunabi community people and other farmers in Joida taluk.
Ahmedabad: Women farmers to dominate Sattvik food festival
At least 70% products will be made and sold by women farmers directly to the consumer.
Dryland farming revolution by dalit and adivasi women … and some men!
DDS has helped achieve food sovereignty and security for several thousand families, as also empower these women towards autonomy