Native cows steal show at Pollachi cattle fair

More than 500 head of cattle, all native breeds, competed in various categories.

Organic, handspun, handwoven: this muslin from Dindigul doesn’t get any better

What can be better than organic cotton, hand-spun, hand-woven and hand-dyed in organic colours?

When cities were Nature’s haven: a tale from Bangalore

When Bangalore shattered its local loop of dependence by importing water, people forgot the importance of their local sources of water.

Into the Wild

Forest-grown vegetables like kurdu, chichardi, halunda, chaya, kombhal, kavdar, teryachi bhaji, kate math etc. will be displayed, cooked, and sold

Learning from Mahatma Gandhi’s insights on economic democracy

Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas on gram swaraj and his thoughts on economic democracy through creative localisation could well be the new launch pad to crea...

Across the world, communities have embraced the opportunities of being demonetised

The beki, the Bristol pound and other social currencies have the potential to rediscover the joy of collective support.

From the Himalayan mountains to Ocean Blues - Avani to Saagari

Avani's approach is to re-establish the broken link between the natural resource base, the farmer, dyer and weaver, and to nurture it

Celebrating India’s Riverine Fisheries on the World Fisheries Day

Riverine fisheries support vulnerable communities and contribute to food sovereignty of far-flung places.They're true ambassadors of healthy and li...

Why Meghalaya's Slow Food Festival is something everyone needs

'Slow Food' is the entire process from cultivating organic food, in complete harmony with nature, to various traditional processes of preserving it...

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