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.
Chandigarh’s first organic market has grown and spread
“We know the farmers well enough to have faith in their produce and other allied processed products,”
A rice, lost and found
The rice, endemic to Kerala, adapted to the salinity of the coastal areas. To survive the tides the plant grew taller - to 1.5 meters.
Uttarakhand govt. to purchase millets, food grains directly from farmers
Apart from benefiting farmers, the scheme would also benefit thousands of school going children.
Kitchen Gardens That Bring Nutrition, Livelihood Support and Protect Seeds
The kitchen garden provides a steady stream of different vegetables and fruits, providing nutrition as well as a little extra income for the family.
Indian women grow their own future
Men may have benefited the most: there have as yet been no reported suicides in households where women have taken charge.
Gardens of Nutrition and Health
"Our seed diversity is preserved and cultivated, though we did loose some seeds like red maze but we have tried and revived the lost seeds"
One grain at a time: Assam’s rice seed library for climate resilience
His assemblage includes 250 varieties - aromatic, sticky, black, flood-tolerant and hill rice