Youth drive revival of traditional rice varieties in West Bengal
“Traditional rice cultivars are inherently endowed with higher nutritional value than their chemically grown counterparts.”
Ducks wade through paddy fields to bump up profits
"... considering our low cost/zero cost inputs in comparison to the chemically grown rice, our profits per bigha are higher,”
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,”
Farming is a way of living that is more sustainable: Kishore
Setting up a model farm, where everything is grown (organically)...
Organic Food Market Opens at Rayagada
Prices of different goods are decided mutually by the farmers and the consumers on a monthly basis.
Your Vegetable Shopping in Bengaluru Can Directly Help Farmers. Here’s How!
The CSA model: Supporting a farmer instead of buying vegetables
Organic Food Is a Topic of Much Debate, but What Does “Eating Organic” Really Mean?
A bottom-up movement is essential therefore to apply pressure on the powers-that-be at least over a period of a few decades.