Riches of the soil - the wealth in local knowledge systems
Dependence on uncultivated foods adds a richness to diets, which has saved many lives during times of calamity.
Making Organic Produce Affordable
"A lot of our products are cheaper than the inorganic equivalent in supermarkets, since our overheads are low."
Over 5000 Organic Farmers Are Reviving Traditional Crop Varieties. Thanks to One Organization.
Sahaja Samrudha farmers have conserved and revived over 700 traditional paddy varieties and facilitated the conservation of more than 68 varieties ...
Stewards of Food Culture and Biodiversity: Voices from the Northeast
Indigenous communities of Northeast India are guardians of its unique biodiversity and food culture.
अलीराजपुर में कैशलेस जीवन की झलकियाँ (in Hindi)
आदिवासी गाॅवों में हमने चौदह वर्ष लगभग कैशलेस तरीके से बिताये। सच में बिना कैश के। चूल्हा भी औरतें खुद ही बना लेती थीं। खाना हाथ से ही होता था।
Oh, the seeds of hope
"The idea is to wean farmers and home gardeners off hybrid or GM seeds and propagate the use of native or indigenous seeds"
आदिवासी जानते हैं स्वाद और पौष्टिकता (in Hindi)
१० महीने की जरूरतें खेत से पूरी हो जाती हैं, २ माह का गुजारा जंगल से हो जाता है.
Glimpses of the Food Sangam at Muniguda, Odisha
The sangam started with a mini food festival and a public event which saw participation of people including children from surrounding grampanchayat...
Millets should be in PDS, says lobby
On the MiNI's national campaign to bring millets (which are nutritious and suit India's agro-climatic conditions) into the PDS.