We are what we eat!
“The uncultivated food plants are voluntary plants. The rural poor who understand their benefits the best refuse to call them 'weeds'”
... to practise organic farming to rejuvenate the land and to work on gender issues in agriculture.
Of kamranga and kachnar: vanishing flavors and shrinking food basket
"We all relished a preparation of ambadi mixed with chickpea dough and garnished with garlic, to be eaten with jowar bhakri."
How Ancient Grains and a Seed Bank Turned Life Around for Rural Women
Why do farmers need to organise a Beej Utsav?
These consumers are funding farmers to make food sustainable
(Many consumers give) direct monetary support to farmers who have been practising traditional millet-based biodiverse agriculture for decades.
Seed is better preserved this way
A Gondi Adivasi lady preserves seeds for over 12 years using a traditional technique!
Ecologies of Hope and Transformation: Post-Development Alternatives from India (2018)
The stories in the book challenge inequality, ecological damage, centralised governance, and the currently dominant model of development.
‘Seed bags’ to promote indigenous varieties in Agency
As many as 170 farmers in three of Andhra Pradesh's districts will take up sowing diverse seed varieties in half-acre of land each in kharif 2018.
Women coconut pluckers set to scale new heights
Representatives of the Angamaly block panchayat hope the initiative will not only help empower women in the local body but also offer them jobs