Café Paaka, Hyderabad: ‘Organic, artisanal, slow’
To promote underground independent arts, to provide a platform for such artists and to expose the crowd to a variety of alternative genres
Festival of Uncultivated Food: Weeding out the myths
Edible plants and crops which we ignoramuses tend to dismiss as weeds, are plants that grow without their seeds being sown and alongside other crops.
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.
Forty Names of Clouds
Traditional desert dwellers, traveling mostly on foot, have an innate knowledge of this vast and differentiated land. They map it in inches
Speech and Hearing Impaired Individuals Run the Show at This Mumbai Restaurant!
Diners are required to simply mimic these hand-gestures to place their orders.
Unheard Echoes: How A Bangalore Restaurant Is Unique With Its Differently-Abled Staff
“They are happy to work amidst a set of people they can relate to. ... they have a lot of fun and mingle with each like members of a family.”
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, ”
Natural Farming: a paradigm shift
ZNBF has shown increase in yields for cotton by 11%, paddy by 12%, groundnut 23% and chilli by 34% - at less than half the cost of cultivation.
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,”