Two museums in Mandya are saving native paddy grains from extinction
What rice varieties have a low cost of cultivation, no patents, and comparatively lower water consumption levels?
How Ancient Grains and a Seed Bank Turned Life Around for Rural Women
Why do farmers need to organise a Beej Utsav?
Scientist Returns to Promote Organic Farming In His Village
A true son of the soil who is incorporating his refined medical wisdom to transform the dynamics of rural farming
Harvesting hope: the permaculture movement in India
Permaculture farms offer food throughout the year, reduce waste and pests and keep the soil healthy and productive.
Women’s Farming Collectives – The Maharashtra Story
A collection of stories of hope by women where they assert themselves as farmers, as leaders.
Heritage in every grain
"We give each farmer (signing a pledge to use organic methods) two kilos of seed; they bring double the quantity back the next year, ”
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.
Reap What You Sow! Mangaluru Students Grow 1.4 Tonnes of Rice on Fallow Land
Students levelled the field, planted seedlings, removed weeds, and finally, last month, harvested their produce.
The sustainable sandhai
The sandhai was a watering hole for people of all age groups to mingle and understand the importance and advantages of a more natural lifestyle.