The mystery of Auroville - celebrating a few initiatives and individuals
Techies write new code for farming success
For farmers, the investments by the IT professionals are like an interest-free loans.
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.
Legacies crucial for the commons
They encompass Marx’s vision of a society that bridges humanity’s ‘metabolic rift’ with nature, and Gandhi’s emphasis on living lightly on earth.
Millet mantra on their lips
The event comprised millets-cookery workshop, exhibition of a variety of millet products and millet cooking contest followed by a millet feast.
These Two Friends Started Goa’s First Zero-Waste Store To Beat Plastic Pollution At Its Root
How a zero-waste store can actually substitute conventional departmental stores.
Re-Store sells all stuff you'd like to discard
Trivedi, who initiated Re-Store, hopes to take the message of re-use, exchange, rent, repair, as opposed to buying new, to many more people.
The Socio-Economics of Your Plate
“I pick Who rather than from where or what produce because I want to support the right people and create a deeper impact."
Kitchen gardens start yielding returns for city residents
Residents in flats have started sharing their produce regularly forming WhatsApp groups and displaying pictures to attract buyers.