We are what we eat!
“The uncultivated food plants are voluntary plants. The rural poor who understand their benefits the best refuse to call them 'weeds'”
Traditional knowledge of a north-east community holds answers to the misunderstood practice of shifting cultivation
Adis know what kind of crops take up what kind of nutrients and how it affects other crops
How Ancient Grains and a Seed Bank Turned Life Around for Rural Women
Why do farmers need to organise a Beej Utsav?
Scientist Returns to Promote Organic Farming In His Village
A true son of the soil who is incorporating his refined medical wisdom to transform the dynamics of rural farming
Ecologies of Hope and Transformation: Post-Development Alternatives from India (2018)
The stories in the book challenge inequality, ecological damage, centralised governance, and the currently dominant model of development.
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
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, ”
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,”
Youngster sets up zero-budget millet hotel, says should return to older eating habits
Millets need less water to grow and live on whatever rainwater they receive.