To beat the drought, women farmers of Anantapur have entered the millet revolution in Andhra

With government support, they are now falling back to their traditional farming practices for a better living.

Kerala's GI hunters provide stardom to unique crops

Pokkali rice, Central Travancore jaggery, Kaipad rice and Chengalikodan nendran banana have received GI recognition.

The big deal about the small grains

These small grains are filled with nutrition, and are the ultimate survival food, as they can grow in the harshest of climates and the poorest of s...

Selling on the street

Janpahal, a Delhi-based NGO, is supporting the struggle of street vendors for dignified livelihoods, using advocacy and promoting solidarity.

Stewards of Food Culture and Biodiversity: Voices from the Northeast

Indigenous communities of Northeast India are guardians of its unique biodiversity and food culture.

Why Odisha’s Tribal Women Are Returning to Their Natural Roots for Guidance on Food

These women are going back to their native wisdom to, at least, secure the health of their coming generations.

The Case for Millets: Despite Calls by Scientists and Activists, The Coarse Grain Remains Unavailable Under PDS

Even during peak drought years, millet crops don't entirely fail. And every acre that grows millets over rice saves 6 million litres of water.

The Slow Food Junior Chef’s Academy Summer Camp

"You use hing (asophetida) in your cooking, but do you know what it actually is? No? Then go and find out."

Millets should be in PDS, says lobby

On the MiNI's national campaign to bring millets (which are nutritious and suit India's agro-climatic conditions) into the PDS.

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